Two Hurt in Boat Crash on Lake Martin
The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency says two people were hurt after a ski boat crashed into a pier on Lake Martin.
According to the Alabama Marine Patrol, a 21-foot ski boat hit a pier at Kowaliga Marina shortly after 9 p.m. last night.
Investigators say there were three people on the boat. They say the operator, 20-year-old Mason William Goodwin of Birmingham, and a passenger were both hurt and taken to a hospital.
ALEA says Goodwin was charged with boating under the influence and minor in possession of alcoholic beverages. A 19-year-old passenger was charged with criminal possession of a forged instrument in the fourth-degree and minor in possession of alcoholic beverages.