Woman Swimming Hit, Injured by Boat in Lake Berryessa in Napa County
NAPA COUNTY, CA (June 20, 2022) — A woman swimming was hit and injured by a boat in Lake Berryessa in Napa County Lake on Friday afternoon.
According to the Napa County Sheriff’s Office, the incident happened around 12:30 p.m. in a remote part of Napa County Lake. A woman, believed to be in her 30s, was swimming when a 40-foot double-footer pontoon boat struck the woman with its propeller.
Soon after the accident, First Responders arrived and applied a life-saving tourniquet to both her legs before moving her across the cove to a Napa County Sheriff’s boat.
Subsequently, a California Highway Patrol helicopter landed and airlifted her to a Kaiser Vacaville hospital to a trauma team.
At this time, the leading cause of the crash needs more investigating. However, investigators have ruled out alcohol and drugs as possible sources. If anyone would like to help the CHP, please call the department.
An accident can happen at any time and to anyone. To reduce the risks, play it safe at all times. Be conscious and wary of your surroundings and move slowly.
Call The Law Offices of Daniel Kim at (800) 895-7199 to schedule a free case evaluation about your personal injury claim. We represent survivors of accidents of all kinds. If you have suffered catastrophic injuries or the recent passing of a loved one due to a reckless party, we can help. Our goal lies in getting you a satisfying outcome from this devastating event. For the next steps in your case, call us today. We can also get you a copy of the police report from the accident.