2 workers in serious condition after falling from cruise ship

2 workers in serious condition after falling from cruise ship

BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) - Two cruise ship workers aboard the Norwegian Cruise Lines Pride of America were seriously injured Tuesday after they survived a scary plunge.

Officials say two men were doing maintenance work in a life boat when it somehow gave way from the side of the cruise ship and fell 45 feet into the ocean.

The incident happened around 2 p.m. in Hilo Bay.

The men were transported to a local hospital where they are currently in serious condition.

The exact cause of the accident is unknown at this time.

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