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Dallas Boat Accidents News

Boat Accidents
May 1, 2022
How to Prove Fault in a Boating Accident

According to Texas Parks and Wildlife, Texas has 1.7 million acres of freshwater lakes, 4 million acres of saltwater, 80,000 miles of river, and approximately 590,000 recreational water vessels, including powerboats and sailboats. That’s a lot of water and boats. Unfortunately, that also means there are plenty of opportunities for accidents. If you were involved Read More

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Boat Accidents
January 15, 2020
Galveston, TX – 1 Person Killed in Boat Accident

Galveston, TX (January 15, 2020) – A boat accident left one person with fatal injuries on Tuesday. At around 3:35 p.m., on January 14, the Coast Guards responded to the scene of an incident in the water near Galveston. Reports indicate that four people were discovered to be in the water after a boat collided Read More

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Boat Accidents
January 4, 2020
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 Read More

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Boat Accidents
August 22, 2019
Austin, TX – Boat Accident On Lake Travis Results In Injuries

Austin, TX (August 22, 2019) – At approximately 9:30 p.m. on August 21, emergency crews and the Austin-Travis County EMS responded to the scene of a boat accident on Cypress Club Point at Lake Travis. According to reports, a boat accident occurred which left half a dozen people injured. One adult and one child incurred Read More

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Boat Accidents
July 19, 2019
San Angelo, TX – Teen Injured In Boat Accident On Lake Nasworthy

San Angelo, TX (July 19, 2019) – On July 19, just before 1 p.m., San Angelo Police and Fire Department were dispatched to the scene of a boating accident on Lake Nasworthy. According to reports, a 19-year-old male was wakeboarding with his friends on the lake when he fell into the boat’s engine propeller. The Read More

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Boat Accidents
July 5, 2019
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 Read More

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Boat Accidents
July 4, 2019
Harris County, TX – UPDATE: Galvan Ruiz ID’d As Driver In Boat Crash On San Jacinto River

Harris County, TX (July 4, 2019) – Police officials in Harris County have identified the intoxicated driver involved in a deadly boating crash on Sunday, June 30th. The incident took place on the San Jacinto River near Rio Villa Dr.  Authorities report the boat struck a bulkhead in the river, resulting in a passenger on Read More

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Boat Accidents
July 3, 2019
Harris County, TX – San Jacinto River Crash Victim Identified

Harris County, TX (July 3, 2019) – On Sunday, June 30 police and emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on the San Jacinto River. According to reports, a crew of individuals was out on a boat when their vessel collided with a retaining wall along the east side of the Read More

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Boat Accidents
July 1, 2019
Harris County, TX- Crash On San Jacinto River Results In Injuries

Harris County, TX (July 1, 2019) – On June 30, police and emergency crews responded to the scene of a boat accident on the San Jacinto River. According to reports, a boat was traveling along the water when it crashed into a bulkhead. The impact of the collision caused one man to go overboard. Two Read More

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Boat Accidents
June 27, 2019
Austin, TX – Robert Platt Jr. Killed In Lake Lyndon B Johnson Crash

Austin, TX (June 27, 2019) – On June 26, during the evening hours, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department responded to a boat accident at Lake Lyndon B. Johnson near Colorado’s arm. According to reports, a Crown Line runabout boat was carrying nine occupants when it crashed for unknown reasons. One person on board the boat, Read More

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