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UPDATE: Three injured after boat accident on Smith Mountain Lake

SMITH MOUNTAIN LAKE, VA - UPDATE: We have new information about a boating accident at Smith Mountain Lake. 

According to the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, three people were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

On Thursday, June 14 at about 4:45 pm, a boat towing someone on a board with two people onboard hit a pontoon boat that had two people on it. 

One person on the pontoon boat and the person being towed were not hurt. 


Two people have been injured after a boating accident on Smith Mountain Lake on Thursday.

The Department of Game and Inland Fisheries said a pontoon and ski boat collided on SML near marker R13.

Officials said two have been injured, but could not tell us the extent of their injuries.

WFXR is working to learn more information and will bring you the latest as it becomes available.

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