Coastguard called after rhib collides with buoy at Greenwich Pier

HM Coastguard is coordinating the response after a commercial rhib collided with a buoy near to Greenwich Pier on the River Thames.
The call came in just before 5.40pm today (17 January) reporting the incident. HM Coastguard sent the Tower RNLI lifeboat to the scene. The Police Marine unit is also attending along with London Ambulance Service.
There were eight people on board. All are being treated for a range of injuries by London Ambulance at the scene.
The Maritime & Coastguard Agency’s enforcement team and duty surveyor have been informed along with the Marine Accident Investigation Branch.
We have no further information at this time.

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