Authorities investigating Glenn Co. boating accident

Jul 29, 2014 11:09 AM by News Staff

The Glenn County Sheriff's Office is investigating a Monday evening boating accident that resulted in one man being air-lifted to a local hospital.

Emergency responders received reports of a boating accident on the Sacramento River near the Butte City boat ramp just after 7:20 p.m. Monday.

Investigators say initial reports indicate that two boats collided when one made an abrupt right turn in the path of another.

The driver of the second boat, 38-year-old Jamie Michelle McDonald of Willows was uninjured, but the driver of the first boat, 42-year-old John Douglas Montz Jr. had to be transported by helicopter to a local hospital with a leg injury.

The Glenn County Sheriff's Office is conducting an investigation.


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