Posts Tagged ‘DrunkBoating’
Water-Skier Seriously Injured in New Hampshire Drunk Boating Accident
This past Fourth of July weekend, a 38-year-old water-skier sustained serious leg injuries when he was struck by the propeller of a recreational boat in New Hampshire. He was transported via life flight to Maine Medical Center, though there is no further information on his condition. His cousin was found to be intoxicated and has…Read More
Did Alcohol Play a Role in Fatal Texas Boat Accident?
Officials have discovered that alcohol was involved in a deadly Lake Austin boat accident in Texas. KXAN-TV reports that a Texas Parks & Wildlife preliminary investigation indicates that alcohol, including partially consumed liquor bottles, were found aboard the boat following the accident, which took place on October 11. The crash killed two people, including a…Read More
Did Speed and Alcohol Cause a Fatal Michigan Boat Accident?
According to the Macomb Daily, alcohol and speed are being investigated in connection to a fatal recreational boat accident that took place on September 12 on Lake St. Clair in Michigan. The accident reportedly involved two boats that collided, resulting in the drowning death of a 43-year-old female passenger aboard one vessel. The incident took…Read More
Are OUIs Common in Massachusetts?
As we reported in our blog earlier this month, alcohol use is a factor in almost a third of all recreational boating fatalities in our country. Sadly, an investigation by the Boston Herald indicates that state officials may not be targeting drunken boaters enough. According to the news outlet, Massachusetts Environmental Police have made only…Read More