Corpus Christi, TX – 2 Injured In Boating Accident Near Cos Way Bait And Tackle
Corpus Christi, TX (January 4, 2020) On the morning of January 3rd, a boating accident occurred in the waters near Cos Way Bait and Tackle. According to reports, the incident happened at about 2:55 a.m.
Two men were fishing when the boat’s steering wheel malfunctioned, causing the boat to crash into a gas platform.
Emergency crews arrived within 15 minutes and found the men holding onto the gas platform. Both of the men were transported to Cos Way Fishing Pier Bait & Tackle for treatment of their injuries. One of the men sustained a leg injury and a laceration to his forehead.
Authorities are still currently investigating this collision.
Our thoughts are with the two injured fisherman and their families at this time. We wish them both a complete recovery.
Boating Accidents in Texas
According to recent studies, in 2015, approximately 2,613 people sustained injuries in boating accidents and 626 lost their lives. Because injuries can be expensive and cause injured victims to miss work, it’s important that they seek legal help from an experienced Texas boating accident lawyer who can help them file personal injury lawsuits against negligent parties. Depending on the cause of the accident, injured victims may be entitled to compensation to cover medical bills and lost earnings.
At The Benton Law Firm, our experienced boating accident lawyers have spent years helping injured victims prove their negligent claims against responsible parties. If you or someone you love was injured in a boating accident, contact our office today for a free consultation at (214) 219-4878.
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