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One hurt in watercraft collision on Lake of the Ozarks

One hurt in watercraft collision on Lake of the Ozarks

May 28th, 2012 in News

A Raytown man was hurt Sunday morning when two personal watercrafts collided on the Lake of the Ozarks.

Douglas J. Williams, 33, received moderate injuries in the 9:45 a.m. mishap, according to a report by the Water Patrol Division of the Missouri Highway Patrol.

He was taken to Lake Regional Hospital, Osage Beach, following the crash at the 45.1 mile mark of the Lake's Osage Arm in Camden County.

The patrol reports Williams was driving his Sea-Doo PWC eastbound when he slowed down. Then Daniel J. Williams, 55, of Tonganoxie, Kan., who was driving eastbound on another Sea-Doo, struck the rear of the first craft and ran over its driver.

The report listed no injuries for Daniel Williams.

Online: Related patrol report

Editor's note: This is the second accident reported over the Memorial holiday weekend at the Lake involving a personal watercraft. See also: Watercraft explodes, injuring two