Police: Man missing after boat overturns in Delaware River
One man is missing after a boat capsized Wednesday night in the Delaware River in Holmesburg.
Police said the boat carrying five people overturned shortly before 8 p.m. in the river along the 5200 block of Pennypack Street, behind the Philadelphia Fire Academy.
Only four people made it to shore, according to investigators.
One of the occupants, a man in his 70s, remained unaccounted for at 8:30 p.m., police said. Rescuers were unable to see the man or the boat.
It wasn’t immediately clear what caused the boat to capsize. Police marine units were investigating Wednesday night.