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Three People Injured in Boating Accident

On Wednesday, September 7, three people were injured in a boating accident on the White Oak River in Carteret County.

According to North Carolina Wildlife Resources, the accident happened at around 4.40 p.m. on the White Oak River near Stella. There were three people aboard the 19 foot boat and they were fishing. It was high tide and the boat was moving at between 10 and 20 mph when the top hit the bottom of the train trestle bridge which crosses N.C. 58.

The T-top on the boat, which had hit the bridge came down and hit the passengers, Mark Odom and Thomas Duty and a minor. The adults were airlifted to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, and the unnamed minor was taken by ambulance to Carteret General Hospital.

The status of their injuries is not known and the accident is still under investigation by the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office as well as the WRC.

If you have been injured in a South Carolina accident, our Spartanburg accident attorney can help you collect full and fair compensation. Please, call the Dan Pruitt Injury Law Firm today at (864) 280-7660 or contact us online so we can schedule your free initial consultation. If you choose to move forward and we agree to handle your case, we will represent you on a contingency fee basis, meaning we only get paid if you get paid.