Two ships collide in Gulf of Mexico

October 21, 2009 3:32:13 AM PDT
The Coast Guard is off the coast of Galveston this morning responding to an oil spill.The Coast Guard says the tank ship AET Endeavor collided with an 820-foot Liberian-flagged tanker vessel about 40 miles off the coast. The collision caused damage to the second ship, which is now leaking oil into the Gulf.

No injuries have been reported at this time. The Marine safety unit is investigating the incident.

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