Boat hits wake, family goes airborne

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LAKE OF THE OZARKS, MO – Okay, so this is one video you have to check out. It’s a perfect example of how some good clean fun can get really ugly, really quickly.

This family decided they’d take advantage of the good weather, so they took their speed boat out on Lake of the Ozarks, in Missouri. Everyone seems to be enjoying themselves but then the boat gets a bit shaky. Then… wham! They hit the wake of a passing boat and everyone’s thrown around like a rag-doll.

The driver’s thrown from behind the wheel, knocking his head on the side of the boat and passengers were thrown from their chairs. Needless to say, the family was shaken.

All seven people were hurt, only five were taken to the hospital for treatment. They’re all expected to be alright.

Remember, life-jackets are your friend!