(Newsroom America) -- A U.S. nuclear powered submarine and an Aegis cruiser collided off the coast of the Eastern United States on Saturday afternoon but the Navy said there were no injuries.
The collision between USS Montpelier (SSN 765) and USS San Jacinto (CG 56) occurred at approximately 3:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight time.
The Navy reported no personnel aboard either vessel were injured.
Overall damage to both ships is being evaluated, but the nuclear powered propulsion plant of the submarine was reportedly unaffected by the collision.
Both ships are currently operating under their own power and the incident is currently under investigation.
The Navy said both the submarine and the ship were conducting routine training at the time of the accident.