• August 23, 2021

One Killed, One Injured in Boat Accident on Lake Lewisville in Little Elm, TX

Little Elm, TX -- August 22, 2021, one person was killed and one person was injured following an accident where a boat crashed on Lake Lewisville.

Investigators reported that the crash took place at around 11:35 p.m. out on Lake Lewisville under the West Eldorado Parkway Bridge.

Initial reports said that a boat with several occupants somehow crashed into rocks under the bridge, ejecting six people.

One person involved reportedly sustained fatal head injuries. One other person had to go to the hospital. Right now, additional details about the accident are unavailable.

Commentary on Boat Accident on Lake Lewisville in Little Elm

Little Elm, TX Boat Accident Lake Lewisville

Boat accidents not involving typical motor vehicles tend to confuse some folks, but the law is generally consistent in the options available to the victims and families. Put simply, if someone does something negligent to cause an accident, then that person can be responsible for the resulting damages. If the incident involved alcohol, then finding out where the alcohol came from could show that a local business is liable due to Dram Shop Law. If there were factors the boat operator could not account for (such as unpredictably powerful currents or mechanical defects), then it wouldn't be reasonable for them to be responsible. Ultimately, the key is to make sure the investigators in charge take every step to look into the possibilities and ensure the victims and families know the full story.

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