The captain of the port of Olhão, André Cardoso de Morais, clarified that the collision involved “a maritime taxi” and “a pleasure boat” and only confirmed that the victims were transported to the hospital with injuries.

According to Jornal de Notícias, the person who was seriously injured was a 17 year old girl who then later died.

The same source added that “the collision and the circumstances in which the accident took place are being investigated by the Maritime Police”, which went to the accident site and accompanied the transport of the victims to the Olhão pier, aboard a ship another private vessel”.