Two people have died and four others are seriously injured after a speedboat accident, the ambulance service said tonight [Sunday].
A major search and rescue operation got under way after the incident in Padstow harbour, north Cornwall.
South Western Ambulance Service said two people had died and four were seriously hurt.
– Spokeswoman for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency
Falmouth Coastguard was first called at 3.50pm when there were reports that six people had been thrown off a speedboat, and that the speedboat was out of control for a short time.
A Devon and Cornwall Police spokesman said officers were called to the scene in the Camel Estuary, near Padstow.
– Devon and Cornwall Police spokesman
It's still an ongoing incident and we are working alongside the coastguard and ambulance service.