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Cruise Ships Collide in Mexico’s Cozumel Damaging Carnival Glory – Video

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Two cruise ships collided in a port in the Mexican Caribbean resort of Cozumel on Friday, causing severe damage to the stern of the  Carnival Glory and leaving one passenger with a minor injury, Carnival said.

The Carnival Glory ship was attempting to dock when it hit the Carnival Legend ship in the morning hours, according to a statement from the cruise line.

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"We are assessing the damage but there are no issues that impact the seaworthiness of either ship. We have advised guests from both ships to enjoy their day ashore in Cozumel."

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Civil protection authorities in Cozumel confirmed the incident took place at around 0830 local time (1430 GMT) and said officials were investigating.

One person sustained minor injuries after guests were evacuated, according to the cruise line.

One witness video showed the collision, leaving parts of the Glory to crumble.

Megan Skora was in her room aboard a nearby cruise ship when she heard the crash.

“I couldn’t believe my eyes seeing what I did,” Skora told ABC News, noting it was the “first time I've ever been scared on a cruise line.”

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