10-Year-Old Injured in Bodyboarding Accident at DT Fleming Beach

Maui Ocean Safety Officers responded to a water accident at DT Fleming Beach around 9:50 a.m. on Thursday.

A 10-year-old female was reportedly bodyboarding when she was thrown from a wave in the one to two foot shorebreak.

The officers assisted the victim by taking precautionary measures for a possible spinal injury. She was then transported by Medics to Maui Memorial Medical Center in stable condition for further assessment and treatment.

The juvenile victim is believed to be a visitor from California.

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