08/28/2015 08:16 EDT | Updated 08/28/2016 01:12 EDT

Jet ski operator and passenger unresponsive after accident in Fraser River

RICHMOND, B.C. — Two men have been pulled unresponsive from the water near the near the mouth of the Fraser River off Richmond, B.C.

Rescuers rushed to the area at about 9 p.m. Thursday night after a tug operator spotted two people in the water.

A jet ski was also found nearby.

Crews aboard the coast guard hovercraft pulled the two men out of the water shortly after arriving at the scene.

The condition of the victims has not been confirmed.

Richmond RCMP aren't releasing any further details about the accident. (Global, CKNW)


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