Stunning Photo Shows Boat With 8 On Board Crashes On Missouri House
A speedboat collision seriously injured eight people on board when it capsized Saturday night on the Lake of the Ozarks, southwest of St. Louis, with a vessel equipped with powerful engines capable of reaching speeds close to 70 knots before colliding with eight cabins on shore and splashing ashore. become
Eight people were injured and required hospital treatment in a speedboat accident in Missouri when the vessel they were in ran headlong into a house.
The crash happened late Saturday night on the Lake of the Ozarks, southwest of St. Louis.
The boat capsized near the 1.3-mile mark in Osage Arm, ejecting all passengers after the boat drifted.
The boat was a 2014 Nortech boat with a powerful engine and a top speed of around 70 knots.
The passengers, four women and four men aged between 21 and 51, were seriously injured. The group was taken to Lake Regional Hospital.
Eight people on board were seriously injured when a speedboat collided on Saturday night
The incident occurred in the Lake of the Ozarks, southwest of St. Louis, when a vessel with powerful engines was capable of reaching speeds close to 70 knots.
Two of the victims were from Louisville, Mississippi; Two were from Huntington Beach, California; one from Oak Hills, California; one from Glen Ellyn, Illinois; One from Phelan, California, and one from Niles, Michigan, according to arrest reports.
It is unclear if anyone inside the home was injured in the collision.
The driver of the boat, identified as 47-year-old Adam Ramirez of Huntington Beach, California, was arrested on a charge of operating a boat while intoxicated with serious injury.
Ramirez is known as something of a powerboat enthusiast.
Later on Sunday, a crane was brought to remove the boat
The boat hit the shore before crashing into the side of a house, throwing eight passengers from the boat as it overturned.
Pictures from the scene of the accident on Sunday showed extensive damage to the house, which appeared to be very unstable with bricks dislodged from the side walls.
Pictures from the scene of the collapse on Sunday showed extensive damage to the house, including bricks from the side walls, which looked extremely unstable.
The roof tiles also seem to have gone together with the gutters.
The investigation into the accident continued on Sunday.
Soldiers spent time recreating the crash scene using a drone. Later on Sunday, a crane was brought to remove the boat.
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