2 injured in Lake James boat accident, 1 in critical condition


A woman was rushed to the hospital after a boat accident in Burke County.

Wildlife officials say the woman was in a boat with three other people when it hit a dock on Lake James around 1:00 Sunday afternoon.

According to a wildlife officer, the boat was moving at 10 mph when it crashed.

They say a man and woman were thrown out of the boat and suffered head injuries. The man suffered a concussion and is expected to recover, the other reportedly lost consciousness.

Emergency crews say they couldn't find that woman's pulse.