21-year-old man dead following jet ski vs. boat accident in Mission Bay
SAN DIEGO, CA – A 21-year-old man is dead following an accident yesterday in Mission Bay involving a jet ski and a boat, according to an article by NBC San Diego.
The collision occurred in the Ski Beach area at about 6:30 p.m.
The victim, reportedly from outside California, and another occupant were riding on the jet ski when it collided with a boat. The other rider brought the victim back to shore for emergency aid and CPR. He was then taken to the hospital, where he later died.
The boat driver was not reported as injured and fled the scene after the crash. According to the San Diego Police Department, he gave multiple unspecified reasons as to why he could not stop to render aid.
The other jet ski passenger is not reported as having been hurt in the collision.
The identities of the victim and the boat driver have not been made available to the public at this time.
Authorities continue to investigate the accident.
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