Two separate boating accidents on Lake Greenwood over the weekend left two people injured, according to officials with the S.C. Department of Natural Resources.
The first accident occurred at about 10 p.m. Saturday evening, according to DNR officials. Officials said that a Ninety Six couple was in a boat that struck a retaining wall near a landing in Cross Hill. The male passenger, Orville Burton, was cited for improper lookout and the woman was taken to Self Regional Medical Center by Greenwood County EMS with a broken collar bone, officials said.
The second incident occurred at about 4 p.m. Sunday afternoon near the lower train trestle On Lake Greenwood, officials said. A boat and a jet ski were involved in a collision. The person piloting the jet ski was transported to Self Regional Medical Center for treatment of unknown injuries. Officials said the accident was still under investigation because DNR investigators had not been able to speak with person piloting the jet ski as of Tuesday morning.