Man airlifted after Jet Ski accident

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A passenger on a Jet Ski was airlifted to Medical College of Georgia Hospital today after falling from the personal watercraft and suffering a head injury at Wildwood Park, a Columbia County Sheriff’s Office dispatcher said.

Joel David McClennen, 21, of Fort Mills, S.C., fell off the Jet Ski shortly before 3 p.m. He had three lacerations to the head, said Robin Hill, a spokeswoman for the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

Ms. Hill said she is not aware of Mr. McClennen’s condition or what caused the accident, but said Mr McClennen was conscious after the incident.


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