Correction, 11:15 a.m.: A previous version of this article mistakenly reported details of the accident.
LAKE OF THE OZARKS, Mo. — A man was seriously injured after the boat he was in was run over by another boat.
David A. Viles, 48, of Stover, was a passenger of a 1994 Ranger Bass Boat driven by his wife that was traveling near the 63-mile mark of the Lake of the Ozarks main channel on April 23. Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers initiated an investigation into a crash involving the boat at 2:15 p.m.
According to an MSHP report, a 2022 Lowe Bass Boat ran over the top of Viles’ boat while he was trolling. The 58-year-old Jefferson City man driving the second boat sustained no injuries.
Viles was life-flighted to a Columbia hospital to be treated for serious injuries.