Search finds boy, 9, dead after jet-ski crash

SUNDAY: The nine-year-old boy missing after being thrown off a jet-ski at Lake Moondarra has been found deceased.

Police say around 11am a 34-year-old man and a six-year-old boy were on a jet-ski when it crashed into the edge of the lake and struck the nine-year-old. 

Police divers found the boy around 6am this morning

The crash is currently under investigation.

The man and the six-year-old were both taken to hospital with injuries.

SATURDAY: A NINE-year-old boy thrown off a jet-ski at Lake Moondarra near Mount Isa this morning has not been seen since.

Emergency services are now coordinating a search and rescue operation to locate the boy.

He was one of three people, including a six-year-old boy, thrown from the jet-ski when it crashed into the edge of the lake about 11am.

The six-year-old and a 34-year-old man were both injured and taken to hospital.

"A search of the area has commenced using a helicopter, ground and swift water rescue crews," Queensland Police said in a statement.

"Police are investigating the cause of the crash.

Topics:  editors picks mount isa water

Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Future of telecommunication

Kristy Sparrow from Better Internet for Rural, Regional and Remote Australia (BIRRR).

Survey allows rural Australians to voice their concerns.

Taking a national stand

NO WAY: Students from Year 8 created 'No Way' bullying posters to show bullying has no place at Emerald State High school.

Local high school raises awareness against bullying.

Inland Port announced

ECONOMIC BOOST: Federal Member for Flynn Ken O'Dowd makes the funding announcement at the Central Highlands Development Corporation's Economic Futures Forum on Monday.

Ken O'Dowd announced federal funding for two major projects.

Local Partners