Mishawaka woman injured by personal watercraft while sitting on beach
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. - A woman was hit buy a personal watercraft Saturday while sitting on Michigan City Beach.
Indiana Conservation officers are investigating the incident that occurred just after 1 p.m. Saturday.
Investigators believe a five-year-old climbed aboard a personal watercraft and pushed the ignite button, gripping the throttle.
This cased the watercraft to accelerate toward shore, hitting Cherletta Chipps, 60, of Mishawaka.
Chipps was sitting in a lawn chair of the water's edge.
The Mishawaka woman received a serious injury to her right foot and was transported to Francis Health Hospital.
Michigan City Police and Fire assisted.