MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Authorities in St. Louis County say two people are injured after a pair of jet skis collided Friday afternoon on Little Sturgeon Lake.
According to the sheriff’s office, crews responded around 3 p.m. to a report of a watercraft accident.
Officials say 38-year-old Eric Crego and 34-year-old Angela Crego from Hibbing were traveling eastbound on their jet ski when they collided with a second jet ski, occupied by 37-year-old Chad. Suggs. All occupants were ejected.
According to the sheriff’s office, the Eric and Angela Crego both sustained left leg injuries and were transported to the hospital. Suggs, a man from Chisholm, was not hurt.
Officials say alcohol was determined to be a contributing factor in the accident. The incident remains under investigation.