'Minor' collision during Canal Days festivities


An investigation is underway after what's being called a 'minor' collision at Lock 8 in Port Colborne during Canal Days.

Reports say the tall ship Empire Sandy hit the side of the lock and then the back of a freighter.

It happened Saturday night  about 8:30 p.m.

A city official says the St. Lawrence Seaway is now investgating the incident but there were no injuries in the collision.

No other details are available.

The frieghter is a bulk carrier cargo ship registered in Liberia.