Wed. Feb 8th, 2023
Three boating accidents over the weekend send 3 people to the hospital.
According to the Highway Patrol’s Water Division, the first accident happened at the 26 ½ mile mark of the Osage Arm, when 26-year-old Annalisa Lanotte of Illinois struck the railing in a 2014 Regal after hitting a large wake.
The second happened at the 23-mile mark of the Main Channel when 33-year-old Kara Parks of St. Louis fell out of her seat in a 1992 Regal, injuring her back.
And the third accident happened at the 34 ½ mile mark of the Main channel, when 64-year-old Mitchell Goad of St. Louis fell from his boat after attempting to climb back in while taking a swim.
The Patrol also issued 3 BWI’s over the weekend, they include 43-year-old Matthew Knight of Illinois, 39-year-old Panagiotis Georgiou of Kentucky and 33-year-old Andrew Christmas of O’Fallon Missouri.