A Poland man suffered facial injuries as a result of a personal watercraft accident on the Barge Canal.

According to Oneida County Sheriff Rob Maciol, the accident occurred on the canal near Oneida Lake in the area of Sylvan Beach.

56-year-old Daniel Monohan was operating a Yamaha Jet Ski when he struck a wave and collided with another Jet Ski being operated by 36-year-old Thomas Yost. He was then transported to St. Elizabeth's Hospital.

Both Jet Skis were being operated side-by-side at the time of the accident. Monohan was issued a number of tickets including reckless operation.

The accident remains under investigation and more tickets may be issued.

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