News: Sinking yacht injures 1 person near Bolivar Peninsula

News: Sinking yacht injures 1 person near Bolivar Peninsula

Posted on Tuesday, September 7th, 2021 at 7:46 pm    

BOLIVAR PENINSULA, TX – A person was injured when a yacht began sinking near the Bolivar Peninsula Monday, according to CW 39.

Four people were on board the 52-foot yacht when it started to sink around 1 a.m. They were rescued by the coast guard, who then transported the boaters to Station Galveston. EMS crews examined the boaters and they were all in stable condition.

One boater sufferred a neck/back injury and was hospitalized at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.

It is unclear what caused the boat to sink.

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News: Boating accident on Clear Lake injures woman

Posted on Monday, September 6th, 2021 at 8:40 pm    

LEAGUE CITY, TX – A 22-year-old woman was injured after falling off a boat on Clear Lake near the 2000 block of Enterprise Ave Saturday, KHOU reports.

The woman suffered serious bodily harm from the boat’s propeller. EMS crews arrived at the accident scene around 6:30 p.m. and performed first aid on the victim before taking her to an area hospital. Her current condition is unclear.

This blog post is part of a series that Kherkher Garcia provides for the benefit of our neighbors across the Houston area. It is meant to keep our community informed about recent motor vehicle accidents, and should not be construed as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been injured on a boat in the Houston area because of another person’s eckless behavior, we would like to hear from you at your earliest convenience. Contact us today, online or by calling (713) 231-5640, to speak with an experienced Houston personal injury attorney at absolutely no cost to you.