NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. — Two surfers were bitten by sharks Saturday afternoon at New Smyrna Beach, according to Volusia County Beach Safety.
- Man, woman bitten by sharks Saturday
- Woman, 20, transported to Halifax Hospital
- Man, 21, was treated on scene
Cpt. Mike Berard in an email said the first surfer, a 20-year-old New Smyrna Beach woman, was bitten by a shark on her hand and wrist.
She was taken to Halifax Hospital to address the several lacerations she sustained. Her injures are non-life threatening, according to Berard.
As the woman was being transported, a second surfer, a 21-year-old man from Crystal Beach, reportedly found beach safety officials and showed them a shark bite on his foot.
Berard said he had minor lacerations and was treated on scene, refusing transport to an area hospital.