IBERVILLE PARISH, LA (WAFB) - According to the Iberville Sheriff's Office, a boating accident occurred around 3:55 p.m. on Saturday, July 2 near the Bayou Sorrel boat launch in the Plaquemine area.
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says two boats collided after one boat took a curb too fast and ended up on the wrong side of the bayou. Officials say three people were injured in the crash, including a 75-year-old male who sustained severe head injuries and was airlifted to the hospital.
A couple was thrown into the water from one of the boats while the elderly man was knocked back, severely injuring his head.
This is a developing story and we will continue to update with more information as it becomes available.