LAKE OF THE OZARKS, Mo. — A 32-year-old man and a 3-year-old boy were hospitalized on Friday after the PWC they were riding exploded.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Gregory McDonald, 32, of Traverse City, Mich. pushed the start button on the 2002 Polaris PWC he was driving and the vessel exploded.
Three-year-old Brady McDonald was riding on the PWC and sustained minor injuries in the explosion. Gregory McDonald’s injuries were more serious; both were taken by ambulance to Lake Regional Hospital for treatment.