Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the area of Site 5 after receiving reports of a boat crash late Monday night.
According to the report, a watercraft ran aground near the location, ejecting eight passengers into the water. Deputies say all eight were able to swim ashore, with one male and one female suffering significant injuries. The boat’s operator, identified as California resident Levi A. Brown, 33, was operating while under the influence of alcohol at the time of the accident.
Brown was arrested on two counts of OUI, one count of reckless operation of a watercraft and seven counts of reckless endangerment. As of Tuesday, Brown remained in custody at Mohave County Jail on $1,000 bond.