August 30, 2014
HONG KONG (AP) - Hong Kong's deadlist accident in more than a decade leaves 37 people dead and six crew members arrested.
Police say crew members from both boats that were involved in a collision, were detained. They're suspected of endangering passengers by operating the craft unsafely.
Salvage crews were raising the Lamma IV, which sank after colliding with a ferry Monday night as it carried partygoers to a fireworks show celebrating China's national day.
A body found aboard the vessel Tuesday afternoon raising the death toll to 37. More than 100 people were sent to a hospital.
Police were interviewing survivors to determine if others were missing. The accident is currently under investigation.
Copyright 2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.