Two teenagers suffered broken legs when two personal watercraft collided on the Willamette River in Corvallis.
It happened around 4:05 p.m. on July 7 at Michael's Landing.
Benton County deputies say 21-year-old Gabriel Anzer of Munich, Germany was operating a personal watercraft at a slow speed, but accelerated upriver to avoid hitting a section of asphalt on the shore.
Deputies say his watercraft then collided with another watercraft operated by a 16-year-old boy from Philomath and carrying a 14-year-old-boy from Madrid, Spain as a passenger.
The teens were thrown from their watercraft into the river. Two people from shore helped get them out of the water.
Firefighters transported the teens to Good Samaritan Hospital with broken right legs. All three people involved in the crash were wearing personal floatation devices.
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