Police are reminding boaters to be aware of your surroundings after a scary situation on Pidgeon Lake in the City of Kawartha Lakes yesterday afternoon.

2 boats with a total of 9 people aboard collided.

People in the area assisted in getting the boats and passengers back to shore. Two adults and a youth were transported to area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

A 66 year old Omemee resident has been charged with Operating a Vessel in a Careless Manner contrary to the Canada Shipping Act Small Vessel Regulations.