By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews)
Source: San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station (Information and Press Release)
Picture: San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station (Courtesy)
Parker, Arizona: A teen suffers major injury after being struck by a boat’s propeller along the Colorado River near the Parker Strip on Sunday, July 3rd, 2022.
According to a press release from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station, deputies from the Colorado River Station Marine Enforcement Unit responded to the report of a major injury boat collision at the Roadrunner floating dock bar on the Parker Strip.
During the investigation, it was discovered a 17-year-old male victim sustained major trauma to the lower extremities when he was struck by a boat’s propeller, as the boat was backing away from the shoreline.
The victim was transported by a San Bernardino County Air Rescue helicopter to a Phoenix trauma center and is listed in stable condition. Alcohol was not a factor in the accident.
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Refer: Deputy Bryant Moore
Press Release: https://local.nixle.com/alert/9518131/
Station: Colorado River Station
Phone No. (760) 326-9200
Case No. 252200059
SHANNON D. DICUS, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department