Shawn J. Soper
OCEAN CITY -- Less than a week after a similar incident, a teenager dove head first into the bay at 25th Street on Tuesday afternoon and had to be airlifted to a Baltimore hospital with suspected neck and back trauma.
Around 2 p.m. on Tuesday, the Ocean City Police Department and the Ocean City Fire Department responded to the area of 25th Street and the bay for a reported diving incident.
The investigation revealed as as-yet-unnamed 19-year-old male from West Virginia dove head first into the bay at 25th Street.
Maryland State Police helicopter Trooper 4 responded and transported the victim to a Baltimore area hospital. It is believed the victim suffered a neck or back injury.
More information will be provided as it becomes available.