Man Injured in Des Moines River Watercraft-Boat Collision

The driver of a personal watercraft was injured when his vehicle collided with a boat in the Des Moines River, causing the boat to overturn and sink, The Des Moines Register reported on July 4.

According to Johnston Fire Chief Jim Krohse, the victim who had been operating the personal watercraft may have suffered a spinal injury. Emergency medical respondents brought the injured man to a hospital. None of the four-boat passengers were injured in the incident. The details surrounding the accident remain unclear, although it appeared as though everyone in the accident knew each other; police continue to investigate.

If you or a loved one has been hurt in a boating accident in Des Moines, the personal injury attorneys at LaMarca Law Group, P.C., may help you hold the responsible party financially accountable for any damages sustained. Call our offices today at (515) 705-0233 to discuss your case and learn how we may help you.

    Elite & Respected Heroes

    “I've never dealt with such caring wonderful professional lawyers before. They were very prompt, informative, professional, truly caring about my situation and the troubles I was dealing with.”

    - J.J.
    I Have the Utmost Confidence in Them

    “They handled everything. I can't tell you how wonderful a feeling that is after such a stressful event. We kept in regular contact, and I never had to wonder what the status of my claim was. At every fork in the road, we discussed options.”

    - Dan G.
    Recommended Without Reservation

    “I can’t thank you and your staff enough for all the hard work you put into my case. I don’t know what my family and I would have done without you during this.”

    - Randy R.
    Professional & Courteous

    “I felt like I was being taken care of by people who cared about my well-being, and at the same time did not feel like they were trying to rob the other party. No pressure or double-speak, just straightforward professionalism.”

    - J. Mc
    I Felt Like I Mattered

    “I [liked the] way everyone made us feel that we mattered. Everyone was so kind and helpful which was great since this was our first experience with a court case.”

    - Bernadette O.

Free & Confidential Consultations

Put Your Iowa Lawyers on Your Team Today
  • Please enter your first name.
  • Please enter your last name.
  • Please enter your phone number.
    This isn't a valid phone number.
  • Please enter your email address.
    This isn't a valid email address.
  • Please make a selection.
  • Please enter a message.