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SACRAMENTO: 15-Year-Old Boy Critically Injured In DUI Boat Accident While Kayaking


Nov 20, 2018

15-Year-Old Critically Injured In Boat Accident In The San Mateo Lagoon

 SAN MATEO, CALIFORNIA (November 20, 2018) A 15-year-old boy was critically injured after he was hit by a boat in a San Mateo Lagoon.  

The 15-year-old boy was critically injured in the boat accident and rushed to the hospital. Police arrested the driver of the boat on suspicion of DUI.

The boy was in a Kayak at the time that he was hit. There is an ongoing investigation into the boat accident at this time.

Liability In Boat Accidents

Boat operators have a responsibility to operate their vehicles in a reasonably safe manner. There are rules of the road so to speak for boat operators. Generally speaking, the driver of a speed boat is much more likely to be held liable for an accident than other vessels. A victim of a boat accident can sustain a variety of injuries including broken bones, spinal cord injuries and brain injuries.

Getting Help From A Brain Injury Attorney

If you or someone that you love has been injured or killed in a boat accident you may have legal recourse. Our team of highly experienced personal injury attorneys are here to help you. You may be entitled to financial compensation if you’ve been injured in a boat accident. Whether you just have questions about your rights or are looking to hire an attorney we are here for you. You can reach us anytime at (888) 888-9285.

 Sources:

  1. ABC 7. San Mateo man arrested after boat crashes into teenager in kayak. October 29, 2018

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