Tourist boat sinks off Liverpool dock

An amphibious tourist vehicle has sunk in the Albert Dock, Liverpool. North West Ambulance Service have said that 27 people were taken to hospital because of shock and exposure.

The sunken Yellow Duckmarine tour bus-boat. Credit: PA
31 people were said to be abroad when the tour boat sunk. Credit: PA
The vehicle began sinking in the Albert Dock just before 4pm.
Three people were rescued from the water, the local fire service have said. Credit: PA
27 people were taken to hospital because of shock and exposure. Credit: PA

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Tour boat sinks in Liverpool

An investigation has been launched after 31 people were rescued or had to swim to safety when an amphibious tour bus sank in Liverpool.