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Boat Operator Charged with 3 Felonies After Injuring 5 in Boat Accident

October 13, 2011 by The Parrish Law Firm

Jeremy D. Adams, 31, of Middlesex, Virginia was operating a boat on July 23, 2011 when it crashed in the Rappahannock River injuring all five passengers on board with one of the passengers needing to be revived at the scene. No one onboard owned the boat when they took it out to party on the Rappahannock River that day.

“They hit the jetty nose first. It was a bad-looking, bloody scene. It had to have been a sudden take up when you figure they ran into a stone jetty at breakneck speed. I told them, ‘You all are lucky somebody didn’t die.’” – Deputy Trey Blake, Middlesex County Sheriff’s Department

When emergency personnel arrived at the scene, they found the 22-foot Robalo sports fisherman on its starboard side against the Urbanna Creek rock jetty and covered in blood, shattered glass and scattered bottles of alcohol.

After several months of investigating this boating accident with injuries, Jeremy Adams has now been charged with three felonies to include operating a boat without permission, operating a motorboat intoxicated while in a manner so gross… and culpable as to show reckless disregard for human life, intentionally causing serious injuries to two of his passengers, and a Class 1 misdemeanor for operating a watercraft while intoxicated.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a boating accident in Virginia, order this Free consumer guide for accident victims in Virginia. It’s packed with useful information the insurance companies don’t want you to know. If you have questions about your boat accident case, contact Parrish Law Firm, PLLC today for a FREE evaluation at (571) 206-0215.


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