Woman hurt in boating accident

July 2, 2013

A Saint Peters woman was seriously injured in a boating accident at 1:54 p.m. Sunday in Morgan County.

Sarah R. Davis, 17, of Saint Peters, was driving a personal watercraft on the Gravois Arm of Lake Niangua when she accelerated quickly, causing her passenger, Marian S. Davis, 48, to fall of the back of the vessel, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report.

Marian Davis was taken to Lake Regional Hospital in Osage Beach for her injuries. Reports indicate both were wearing life vests at the time of the accident.

Information is taken from preliminary Missouri State Highway Patrol reports, which do not necessarily contain statements from all parties involved.