Boat crash sends two people to the hospital

Two boats collided on Lake James around 8:30 p.m. on Friday near the Linville Boating Access, sending two people to the hospital.

A bass boat hit the left side of a fish and ski boat, according to the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commmission.

One person was injured in the arm and head and the other suffered injuries in the abdomen. Both were airlifted to CMC-Main in Charlotte.

Officials have not released the cause of the crash.

The incident is still under investigation.