A BOAT exploded on Lake Lanier in Georgia, injuring six people, including two teenagers.
The teens, ages 16 and 13, were airlifted to Grady Memorial Hospital, and a severely injured adult was taken by ambulance. Three other adults involved in the accident refused to be taken to the hospital.
The boat exploded while refueling at a gas dock in Margaritaville, Georgia[/caption]
A nearby dock also caught fire when a burning jet ski drifted into it[/caption]
The boat exploded while refueling, and the fire spread as a burning jet ski drifted to a nearby dock, sending it up in flames. The Hall County fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the incident.
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Mark McKinnon, a spokesperson for Georgia’s Department of Natural Resources, said authorities responded to the incident at about 2:45 p.m. in Margaritaville.
The names of the victims are not yet known.
Authorities responded to the incident at about 2:45 p.m. in Margaritaville[/caption]