GARLAND COUNTY, Ark. — A 15-year-old is lucky to be unharmed following a Jet Ski explosion.
This happening around noon on Saturday, on Lakeside Terrace at Lake Hamilton.
The sheriff’s office says the Jet Ski blew up as the teen tried to start it. The 15-year-old wound up in the water, but was able to swim to shore safely.
A medical helicopter flew in to the scene but wasn’t needed.
Officials with the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management later responded to ensure no fuel had leaked into the lake.