Two injured in St. Tammany Parish boating accident

Two injured in St. Tammany Parish boating accident
The St. Tammany Fire Protection District #1 assisted two patients who were injured in a boating accident near Slidell. One patient was flown to University Medical Center in New Orleans, while another patient was transported to Lakeview Hospital in Mandeville. (Source: St. Tammany Fire Protection District #1)

ST. TAMMANY PARISH, La. (WVUE) -Two people were injured Friday night when the boat they were in struck a piling.

The St. Tammany Fire Protection District #1, along with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, rescued the pair after the boat suffered extensive damage.

It’s not clear what caused the boat to strike the piling.

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