CRANE HILL, Ala. (WIAT) — Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Marine Patrol is searching for a missing boater after a crash on Smith Lake Thursday night.
According to ALEA Patrol Commander, Captain Gary Buchanan, there were 5 people injured and of those 5, 4 of them were transported for medical attention.
Buchanana said the accident involved two boats on Smith Lake in Rock Creek around 10:00 pm Thursday.
Buchanan said the search was suspended around 1:00 am and will resume this morning with the help of multiple agencies.
It’s unclear the cause of the collision.
This is a developing story and will be updated as more information is available.