Three sent to hospital after boating accident

(WBIR) Three people were sent to the hospital after their boat crashed in Monroe County.

The Tennessee Wildlife and Resource Agency (TRWA) said the accident happened Friday night at around 10 p.m. near the Toqua Campground on Tellico Lake.

TWRA officials said 18-foot vessel hit the shore at a high speed, injuring three men on board. Two of the men had to be flown to UT Medical Center, the third was taken to UTMC by ambulance.

TWRA has not released the names of men injured, or what caused the accident.


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