Boat runs wild after 10 injured in crash

10 People Injured After Being Ejected From Boat in Indiana

Out-of-control boat crashes into dock, officer's boat

Almost a dozen people were ejected from a boat that started spinning out of control at a lake in Indiana.

The 21-foot-boat circled in the waters of Lake Gage, Indiana, at about 30mph per hour even after the operator and other people were thrown out and it rammed into a dock until two conservation officers got control of it.

According to the DNR, Carlile was able to throw a rope from his patrol boat to entangle the propeller of the runaway boat.

Ten people were thrown from a boat in an in lake on Saturday.

A 20-year-old Fort Wayne woman was arrested Saturday evening for boating while intoxicated, according to Indiana DNR Law Enforcement. Among the 10 people injured in the incident, four were severely wounded. Four were seriously injured, one with a skull fracture and another with a partial lower-arm amputation. Other injured people were taken to Cameron Memorial Hospital in Angola for treatment of less serious injuries. The boat continued at a high rate of speed, unmanned around Lake Gage causing further serious bodily injury and property damage, according to the DNR.

The boat struck a dock and hit the officer's patrol boat, disabling it due to the impact.

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Officer Jake Carlile managed to climb aboard the boat from a jet ski and turn off the engine.

The entangling rope eventually slowed the runaway boat and Carlile was able to use a nearby personal watercraft and he jumped onto the runaway boat.

Conservation officers are continuing to investigate the accident, their report said.

Sabrina Minser, an eyewitness, narrated the entire incident.

The boat, a Correct Craft Ski Ski Nautique, was traveling at around 30 m.p.h. when it threw the passengers off and pushed forward at that pace.

Two people were flow by medical helicopter from the lake shore after being rescued by onlookers, according to the DNR.

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