British yacht-racing champion Andrew "Bart" Simpson was killed in a devastating sail boat accident this past Thursday when the boat he was sailing on capsized in the San Francisco Bay. According to reports, Simpson was on Sweden's boat entry – the Artemis – when it overturned. Simpson was part of an 11-member sailing team. One other crewmember suffered personal injuries in the incident and was taken to a San Francisco hospital.
If you or a loved one is hurt in a sailing accident or any type of boating accident, it is important to contact an experienced California personal injury attorney right away. An experienced San Francisco boating attorney can begin an investigation into all of the factors surrounding an accident, and provide critical advice concerning your next steps.
This sailing boat accident marks the fourth major incident in a little over a year.
Here, the accident remains under investigation and all the factors that may have caused or contributed to this incident are not yet known.
For more information or if you or a loved one has been injured in a California boating accident, contact the dedicated San Francisco personal injury lawyers at Bostwick & Peterson, LLP for an immediate consultation.