New Details In Boating Accident That Injured Eight At Lake Of The Ozarks

New details have emerged from court documents regarding the July 22 incident at the Lake of the Ozarks, where a boat collided with a home, injuring eight individuals.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol boating incident report, the incident occurred at 11:55 p.m. on that Saturday when a boat operated by Adam Ramirez, a 47-year-old Huntington Beach, California resident, ran aground at the 1.3-mile mark of the Osage arm of the lake.

The collision caused the boat to flip, ejecting all eight occupants into the water.

During the investigation, a Highway Patrol trooper questioned Ramirez about his alcohol consumption, to which he admitted having consumed alcohol. However, he claimed not to know the exact amount he had drunk.

According to the court documents, it was revealed that Ramirez had consumed champagne two hours before the crash.

Following the incident, all eight individuals, including Ramirez, were taken to Lake Regional Hospital for medical treatment.

Court documents disclosed that a blood sample taken from Ramirez at 1:58 a.m. that morning showed a blood alcohol concentration of 0.185%.

The injuries included broken bones, lacerations, chemical burns, cuts, and bruises.

Prosecutors charged Ramirez in Camden County court with two counts of Boating While Intoxicated, resulting in serious physical injury, and five counts of Boating While Intoxicated, causing physical injury.