Two men injured in boating accident in Iberia Parish

Posted at 7:52 PM, Jun 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-21 20:52:27-04

Two men were injured following a boating accident in Iberia Parish this afternoon.

Wildlife and Fisheries agents were dispatched to the Grevinburg area of the Atchafalaya Basin at 2:30 p.m. 

Agents say a man was driving his son and son’s friend in an aluminum bass boat when it hit a tree stump, causing the son and friend to go overboard. 

The men were airlifted to a Lafayette hospital via AirMed with moderate to serious injuries. 

Agents say all three men were wearing life jackets.

The accident is currently under investigation.