Pont Venture, TX – 3 Injured In Boat Accident Near Point Venture
Pont Venture, TX (July 5, 2019) – Austin-Travis County EMS has reported that three have been injured in a boating accident that happened on Thursday, July 4th. The incident took place in the late evening around 10:30 p.m. near Point Venture on Lake Travis.
Two Texas Game Wardens along with an intern were patrolling the waters in a when they were hit by a 29-foot Formula runabout close to mile marker 16.
The three passengers in the patrol boat sustained injuries in the collision.
The individual operating the other boat involved was arrested for operating the vessel under the influence of alcohol.
The crash is currently being investigated by authorities.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recoveries.
Texas Boating Accidents
In the United States, there were 701 boating fatalities in 2016. At least 80 percent of these fatal crashes were due to victims drowning.
Around 77 percent of these accidents were due to the boat operators not receiving proper training to handle the vehicle.
This is extremely dangerous and can result in injury and even death.
In some cases, victims of these boating accidents can contact a Texas boat accident lawyer to bring the at-fault party to justice.
The Texas personal injury lawyers at the Benton Law Firm have experience helping victims of similar accidents recover after being injured due to a careless person.
If you or a loved one has been harmed in a boating accident, contact our law offices at (214) 771-9365 to discuss your case today.
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