Rotterdam, water taxi collides with a boat and sinks
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Rotterdam, water taxi collides with a boat and sinks

Rescue and recovery operations are underway for the boats

A water taxi and a Spido boat collided near the Erasmus bridge in Rotterdam.

The webcam images show how the water taxi passed diagonally under the bridge and then crashed into the boat and sank upon impact.

Six people were rescued and at least one was taken to hospital by ambulance. Rescue and recovery operations are underway for the boats.