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Boaters Injured After SeaDoo Kayak Collision

Posted: 2021-07-19 07:26:12 By: thebay

Bracebridge OPP responded to a call on Three Mile Lake just before 2:30 p.m. on Saturday after residents watched a Seadoo with two occupants collide with a family of three on a kayak about 150 meters from the shore.

Muskoka Lakes Fire and Muskoka EMS attended the location to assist with multiple injured people that were in the lake. Two adults and one child were transported to hospital and treated for minor injuries then released. 

A 28 year-old female passenger of the personal watercraft was also released from the hospital with minor injuries. Luckily, everyone involved in the collision were wearing a PFD.

28 year-old Tara Conetta, of Toronto, has been charged with:

  • Impaired Operation
  • Over 80
  • Failing to keep proper look out, and Failure to have proof of competency on board a pleasure craft contrary to the Canadian Shipping Act. 

She will appear in a Bracebridge Court on September 21, 2021 to answer to her charges.