DESTIN — Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officials have released details about a personal watercraft accident that seriously injured a Navarre man.

The Aug. 26 incident near the Destin Pass sent 50-year-old Stephen Butler to the hospital with facial injuries.

According the FWC account of the accident, Butler and 34-year-old Gregory Jackson, also of Navarre, were riding their vessels when Butler fell off.

Jackson attempted to help Butler onto his craft but ended up hitting him.

Butler was transported to shore and then taken to the hospital by EMS, the report said. He was hospitalized for several days.