ANTIOCH, Calif. (AP) – An old riverboat has sunk in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta.
The Coast Guard says the 87-foot Spirit of Sacramento took on water early Sunday and capsized overnight near Bethel Island in Contra Costa County.READ MORE: Closed Portion Of Highway 50 In El Dorado County To Reopen Tuesday
Two people on board the paddle wheel tour boat jumped in a dinghy and made it safely to shore.
The Coast Guard says the vessel may have had as much as 600 gallons of diesel onboard.READ MORE: Suspicious Package In Stockton Deemed Safe, Deputies Say
Authorities are working to stabilize the riverboat while responding to the oil pollution.
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