Category: Nebraska Maritime News

Female Barge Worker Critically Injured in Tugboat Accident in Bellevue NE

Posted in Barge Accidents,Jones Act,Maritime Accidents,Nebraska Maritime News,Tug Boat Accidents on December 12, 2011

BELLEVUE, NE – Colleen Bowen, 48, A female barge worker who worked for three years on a barge owned and operated by Western Contracting of Sioux City, Iowa, got sucked into the engine of a Missouri River tugboat last Thursday night on Dec. 8. The accident left Bowen in a medically induced coma at Creighton… read more