Texas Game Wardens say at least one person was injured following a collision involving two jet skis on Padre Island.
Details of the Padre Island Jet Ski Accident
KIII-TV reports that the crash happened around 2 p.m. near the JFK Causeway Bridge near Marker 37.
Preliminary reports say the crash involved two jet skis. One person was transported to the hospital. A second person was reported not to have life-threatening.
The Texas Game Wardens leading the investigation.
Jet Ski Accident Statistics
According to the U.S. Coast Guard Accident Statistics, an average 40 to 50 people die on jet skis every year.
Another 600 to 700 injuries are reported to have suffered jet ski-related accidents.
Among the leading causes of Jet Ski Accidents are:
- Rider inexperience
- Reckless behavior
- Jet ski malfunctions
- Riding under the influence
- Weather conditions
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