Boating Accident Near Biscayne Bay Sends Man To Hospital
According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the 28-year-old victim’s leg was cut open by a boat propeller in the vicinity of Elliott Key. He was later airlifted to Ryder Medical Center.
Boating can be dangerous. Always bring a marine tourniquet or surf first aid kit with you at all times.
August 2015: This video shows the prototype version of the OMNA Tourniquet Surfboard Leash. The collapsable windlass was inferior in the water so it was replaced with a marine ratcheting buckle, which can be seen at www.omnainc.com