Teen struck by boat while wakeboarding on Lakeville pond


LAKEVILLE, Mass. (MyFoxBoston.com) – A male teenager was seriously injured after being struck by a boat while wakeboarding on Long Pond in Lakeville Monday afternoon.

Police responded to the incident at about 1:15 p.m. The caller told police the 18-year-old victim was with the boat at 38 Nelson Shore Rd.

The victim, who was conscious and alert upon the arrival of rescue crews, had suffered a laceration and was taken to Rhode Island Hospital via medical helicopter, officials from the Lakeville Fire Dept. told FOX 25.

Lakeville officers and the Mass. Environmental Police are investigating the incident.