Jet Ski explodes at Lake Gaston; 3 teens suffer minor injuries
Posted August 30, 2014
Littleton, N.C. — Three teenagers suffered minor injuries Saturday morning when a personal watercraft exploded on Lake Gaston in Warren County, North Carolina Wildlife Commission officials said.
The watercraft exploded at about 11:45 a.m., and the teenagers were ejected into the water. All of the teens were wearing life jackets.
The father of one of the teens took them to the hospital as a precaution, officials said.
No charges will be filed in the incident. It’s unclear why the watercraft caught fire.
After the explosion, the watercraft floated into a dock and caught the dock on fire. No other injuries were reported.