Man, Woman Rescued from Kayaks in White River Near Broad Ripple
(photo courtesy: RTV6)
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- For the second time in six days, Indianapolis firefighters pulled a kayaker from the low head dam on the White River.
Dispatchers received a call about two kayakers in distress on the White River around 4 p.m. Saturday.
Rescue crews from the Indianapolis Fire Department located the man and the woman about 30 feet from the south shore. Both were wearing life vests.
The 24-year-old man was able to get out of the water on his own.
A rope bag was used to help pull the 23-year-old woman out of the water.
Both were taken to St. Vincent. She is listed in serious condition and he is in fair condition, according to IFD.