Crash on Haulover Beach Seriously Injures Man

A man has been seriously injured in a personal watercraft accident that happened off of happened just off Haulover Beach.

According to a story appearing on Miami CBS Local, the unidentified man in his 20’s had to be transported to the hospital after his personal watercraft struck the wake of a boat and was ejected off of his vehicle and was struck by another passing boat.

Emergency crews rushed the man to Jackson North Medical Center where he is listed with serious injuries.

Summertime is fun time and many people take to the waters of the ocean or lakes in order to enjoy a little fun in the sun. As the summer months begin to wind down, people from all over the country seem to be in a rush to get in a last bit of boating. Most people try to keep safety in mind; however, there is always the possibility for an accident to happen. Boating and other accidents that happen in or on the water can have tragic outcomes and that can leave victims and their families struggling to recover afterward.

In 2008, the U.S. Coast Guard conducted a study which concluded that nearly 23 % of vessels involved in recreational boating accidents were personal watercrafts and directly contributed to 28 percent of all boating injuries. By far, the majority of those accidents listed a collision being involved that resulted in injuries and even death.

If you live in the Miami Dade area and have been in an accident involving a personal water craft or any other type of accident, give our offices a call.