(Kingston, NH) - Five people suffered injuries in a Sunday afternoon accident when a personal watercraft ended up in the cockpit of a power boat.

NH State Police photo
NH State Police photo

The State Police Marine Patrol says the personal watercraft was traveling behind the boat on Great Pond just after 3 Sunday afternoon when the boat slowed to headway speed near Webster Island.

The PWC,  operated by 33 year old Christopher File of Haverhill, Massachusetts,  ramped up the swim platform at the back of the boat and landed in the cockpit.

5 of the 7 passengers in the boat ,operated by 43 year old James Butler of Kingston,  were taken to Exeter Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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