Four children injured in boating incident on Joe Pool Lake - Dallas News |

Four children injured in boating incident on Joe Pool Lake

Posted: Updated:

Four children were injured when a boat crashed into a tube being dragged by another boat on Joe Pool Lake.

Grand Prairie police said lake patrol officers were informed about the incident shortly after 8:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Eight-year-old Tre Faulkner of Mansfield was taken by air ambulance in critical condition to an area hospital.

Family friends said he suffered brain trauma and is now in a medically induced coma fighting for his life.

The other children on the tube only had minor injuries.

All of the children were wearing life jackets, according to police.

An investigation into the incident is ongoing and police said all parties involved in the collision have been identified.

Tre's family is asking for prayers. They've set up a page on Facebook for those interested in updates and support.


Powered by WorldNow

400 N. Griffin Street
Dallas, Texas 75202

Main Station Directory:
(214) 720-4444
News Fax:
(214) 720-3263 or (214) 720-3333

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices