Lake Havasu, AZ – Man Killed & Another Injured in Boat Crash Near Site 6
Lake Havasu, AZ (June 4, 2020) – A Phoenix man died and another man was in critical condition after two boats collided at Lake Havasu on Tuesday.
According to authorities and witnesses, the accident occurred around 10:30 p.m near Site 6. Per a Mohave County Sheriff’s Office press release, the Lake Havasu City Police and Fire Department, along with the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Division of Boating Safety, responded to the location.
A man was found in the wreckage and pulled from the water by sheriff’s deputies. That victim was pronounced dead at the scene and later identified as 66-year-old Richard Keith Williams from Phoenix.
Another man pulled out of the water was transported to Havasu Regional Medical Center in critical condition, though his name was not released.
The crash remains under investigation at this time.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family of Richard Keith Williams. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family in hopes of a full recovery.
Boating Accidents in Arizona
There are nearly 12 million recreational boats across the country, according to statistics published by the Transportation Bureau. But recreational boating can be hazardous. In fact, there were nearly 5,000 boating accidents across the country in 2008, with more than 600 fatalities and thousands of injuries.
These injurious accidents can cause financial strife, long-term physical issues, and emotional trauma, especially when these crashes occur at the hands of a negligent driver. If you’ve sustained injuries as a result of another party’s negligent actions, you should contact a personal injury attorney in Arizona to safeguard your legal rights.
At ELG, our team of Phoenix accident attorneys is dedicated to helping you get the justice you deserve after an accident. Our experienced, highly-skilled attorneys have spent years fighting for both victims and their families. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Arizona to set up your free consultation at (623) 877-3600.
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