Press Release

St. Clair County Sheriff's Office investigates PWC

On July 11, 2017 at 7pm, The Sheriff's Marine Div. was called to a accident on Lake Huron, near Lakeside Beach in the City of Port Huron. A collision between a Seadoo PWC and a 20 foot Searay. The operator of the PWC,a 32 year old Port Huron resident was seriously injured in the accident. The operator of the Searay jumped into the water to aid the injured PWC operator. Port Huron Fire Dept.responded an was able to remove the injured person from the water and transport him to shore. Due to the serious nature of the accident, Marine deputies requested assistance from Sheriff's Office Accident Investigation Team. This is the 3rd PWC accident this boating season that has resulted in injuries that required hospitalization. Sheriff Donnellon reminds all boaters to be safe and aware of their surrounding.

Date Released: 7/13/2017