Lake Havasu City, AZ: Boating accident near Grass Island during last week’s storm.

Lake Havasu City, AZ: Boating accident near Grass Island during last week’s storm.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, at approximately 5:32pm PT on Friday, August 4th, 2017, Colorado River Boating Deputies responded to 2 boating accidents involving a recreational pontoon boat and a “Tarzan” play center pontoon boat on Lake Havasu near Grass Island.

The owners/operators of both watercraft, Cory Flaminio and Thong Lo, owners of Tarzan Havasu, were traveling south from Thomson Bay to Grass Island when both of their vessels became caught in a micro burst storm that created 60-80 mph winds, a torrential downpour of rain and swells of 6-8 feet.

Both vessels were overturned by the storm.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, One of the operators sustained minor injuries and refused medical treatment on scene.

** Press Release: **

https://local.nixle.com/alert/6095159/

 

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