Accident on Lake Mattoon leaves one dead, several injured.
Several people were injured when boats collided on Lake Mattoon on Saturday, October 9, 2010. One man lost his life as a result of the accident.
According to the Mattoon Journal-Gazette, Gary Enyart of Mattoon died Saturday at a local hospital after two boats crashed into each other just before 10:00 a.m. Saturday morning. At least seven other people were on the boats when the accident occurred.
Lake Mattoon is 60 miles south of Champaign, Illinois. The accident was being investigated by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources Conservation Police.
If you or a loved one has had injuries due to a boating accident, call Spiros Law, P.C. to find out your legal options at (815) 929-9292.