Three taken to hospital following boat collision in Kawartha Lakes

An Omemee man has been charged following a boat collision on Pigeon River, north of Peace Road.

According to the OPP, officers were called to the scene around 4:45 p.m. Thursday (Aug. 20).

“The collision involved two boats. There was a total of nine persons onboard the vessels. Civilians in the area assisted in returning boats and passengers to shore,” reads a media release.

Three people — two adults and a youth — were taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

A 66-year-old Omemee resident has been charged with operating a vessel in a careless manner.

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