TWRA investigating boat crash on Douglas Lake that injured four people
Four people were injured when a boat ran aground late Sunday on Douglas Lake in Dandridge, according to a report from the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.
The boat piloted by Brandon Watson, 21, of Strawberry Plains, was headed upstream from Douglas Dam in the vicinity of Harbor Crest Condos and Cowboy's Seafood Restaurant just after 10 p.m. when it hit one of the small islands near the TVA Big Island, the report said.
Others on the boat included Blake Dutton, 21, of Knoxville, Emily Yow, 21, of White Pine, and Taylor Creech, 19, of Dandridge who was airlifted from the scene with serious injuries. All of the victims were transported to the University of Tennessee Medical Center and are listed in stable condition.
The agency confirmed one of the passengers was ejected on impact and the crash is still under investigation.