Two juveniles injured

Published 1:48 pm Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Boating accident on Lake Lanier Sunday injured 2 children

LAKE LANIER—A boating accident on Sunday morning injured 2 juveniles on Lake Lanier.

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources said a tube being pulled by a 16-foot boat collided with a docked boat on the lake.

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One child was airlifted and the other taken by ambulance, both to Greenville Memorial Hospital.

One child is currently in critical condition and the other suffered a broken leg and required surgery.

The Tryon Fire Department was first on scene and also responding was the SCDNR and the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office.

The accident occurred around 10:30 a.m. according to reports.

The helicopter landed at the Tryon Antique Mall parking lot Sunday morning to airlift the child.