‘Several’ boats sink and multiple are ‘in distress’ at a Trump Boat Parade on Lake Travis, Texas

Several boats have sunk and multiple are ‘in distress’ at a Trump Boat Parade on Lake Travis, Texas, authorities said. 

The Travis County Sheriff’s Office on Saturday said it’s responding to ‘many boats in distress’ on the lake, located 20 miles northwest of Austin. 

Authorities said they have received calls from boats throughout the parade route including Paradise Cove, West Beach, Point Venture and Hurst Creek, according to KVUE. 

 No injuries or deaths have been reported.  

Organizers of the event had promoted the parade on Facebook, inviting boats of ‘all shapes and sizes’ to participate.

Several boats have sunk and multiple are 'in distress' at a Trump Boat Parade on Lake Travis, Texas, authorities said

Several boats have sunk and multiple are ‘in distress’ at a Trump Boat Parade on Lake Travis, Texas, authorities said

‘Decorate your boats in patriotic colors and fly as many Trump flags as she can handle,’ the post read. 

More than 2,500 people planned to attend and more than 5,800 were interested, according to the event page.

The parade planned to sail through Paradise Cove, West Beach, Point Venture and Hurst Creek staring at 11.30am.   

Dozens of boats gathered on the lake on Saturday in support of the president

Dozens of boats gathered on the lake on Saturday in support of the president 

source: dailymail.co.uk

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