A total of seven people, including one flown by Staff For Life to University Hospital, were injured when two boats collided Sunday afternoon in Lick Creek Cove on Lake of the Ozarks.

A total of seven people, including one flown by Staff For Life to University Hospital, were injured when two boats collided Sunday afternoon in Lick Creek Cove on Lake of the Ozarks. 

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol Marine Division boating incident report, a 2010 Wave Runner being driven eastbound by 17-year-old Clayton J. Hertel, of Oak Grove, struck the starboard side of a 1995 Regal being driven westbound by Shad A. Poore, 45, of Independence, at approximately 12:15 p.m. on July 23, 2017 in Camden County. 

Hertel was not listed with any injuries, while Poore was listed with minor injuries. Additionally six passengers in the Regal were listed with varying injuries. Zachery E. Brewer, 22, was listed with serious injuries and life-flighted. Jordan G. Poore, 23, was listed with moderate injuries and transported by ambulance to Lake Regional Hospital. 

Shelly R. Poore, 48, of Indendence; Breana A. Aranda, 22, of Kansas City; Lisa K. Chacon, 43, of Kansas City; Shute A. Ligi, 25, of Independence, were all listed with minor injuries and refused medical treatment. All eight involved were listed with safety devices. 

Both vessels were listed with moderate damage. 

PWC Swamping Incident 

A 27-year-old Overland Park, Kansas woman suffered minor injuries and refused medical treatment following a swamping incident Sunday morning at the 18-mile marker of the Osage Arm of the Lake of the Ozarks in Camden County. 

According to a separate MSHP Marine Division boating incident report, Kimberly S. Nance was traveling as a passenger on a 2017 Seadoo GTX being piloted westbound by 29-year-old Maurice E. Brewer, of Kansas City, when the swamping occurred at approximately 11:33 a.m. on July 23, 2017. 

"Operator was drifting while checking the time and became unstable. Driver and passenger fell off, rolled the PWC, and partially swamped it while trying to reboard. Vessel was towed in," the report stated. 

Both involved were listed with safety devices.