COVINGTON COUNTY, Ala. (WDHN) — Three people are currently recovering after their boat ran into a tree in Covington County.
Justin H. Cauley, 23, of Andalusia was seriously injured when the 16-ft Aluma-craft boat he was operating struck a tree.
Two of the three passengers on board the boat were also injured, Elijah C. Courson, 22, of McKenzie, and Sierra J. Bakke, 23, also from Andalusia.
The crash happened Saturday night on the Conecuh River just south of the boat ramp on U.S. 29 near Lake Gantt, in Covington County.
Cauley and Courson were transported to Baptist Medical Center South in Montgomery and Bakke was taken to Andalusia Medical for treatment after the crash.
Nothing further is available as Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Marine Patrol Division continue to investigate.