The 42 meter long high speed ferry Discovery Bay 5 allided with the pier at Lantau Island, Hong Kong. The ferry was approaching the pier when it suffered engine failure. Unable to slow down, the vessel struck the pier knocking passengers off their feet and damaging the bow of the vessel.
Four of the 285 passengers on board sustained injuries. Many suffered cuts from broken glass while one passenger sustained a neck injury.
Authorities have launched an investigation into the incident. No reports of pollution released.