Boy critically injured in horror boating accident

A TEENAGE boy has been rushed to hospital in a critical condition after being run over by a boat in Sydney’s south.

The 15-year-old was skiing behind a boat when he was struck by another vessel at Kyeemagh on Saturday morning.

Police said emergency services were called to a boat ramp on the Cooks River about 11.45am.


It’s understood the teen was taking part in an organised event when he was struck by a boat towing a different skier.

The boy sustained serious head injuries and was rushed by ambulance to St George Hospital in a critical condition.

Police are still at the scene, conducting inquiries and speaking to witnesses.

The drivers of both boats have been taken to St George Hospital for mandatory drug and alcohol testing.

No further information was available at the time of writing.