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Sullivan Woman Injured in Meramec River Boat Crash

(Miramiguoa) A boat collision Friday evening on the Meramec River left a Sullivan woman injured.

The Highway Patrol says the accident took place on the Meramec at Miramiguoa Park in Franklin County when a boat driven by 23-year-old Robert Johnson of Sullivan was moving upstream and a boat driven by 67-year-old Charles Schatz of Sllivan was traveling downstream.

When they met, Schatz’ vessel struck the right side of Johnson’s vessel.

Johnson’s passenger, 19-year-old Jordyn Jinks was moderately injured and she was taken to Missouri Baptist Hospital in Sullivan.

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