Lakeshore Man Faces Charges in 'Boating Incident'


One man faces charges and two men remain in hospital after a boating incident on Lake St. Clair.

It happened around 10-km from Belle River Marina in Lakeshore at around 4:30pm Saturday, according to OPP.

CTV Windsor has learned nine people were on the boat.

Police say two men suffered "severe lacerations to their lower legs" from the boat's propeller, but did not elaborate on the situation leading up to their injuries.

Investigators say at least one man's wounds are, "life altering."

A 22-year-old Lakeshore man is charged with operating a vessel in an unsafe manner, operating a vessel with non-CSA approved life jackets, and not having all of the required safety equipment on board.

Police have also charged him with having cannabis readily available and open liquor containers.