CHICAGO (CBS) — Two people on a WaveRunner fell into the Chicago River and were rescued by an architecture tour boat Saturday afternoon.
Police say the CPD Marine Unit responded around 2:30 p.m. to a call about two people who had fallen off a WaveRunner just west of the Chicago Lock.READ MORE: Two Teens Charged In Violent Carjacking On Northwest Side
A spokesperson for Wendella, a company that runs boat tours along the river, says the water vehicle was carrying two people and flipped over. Wendella employees used a ladder to pull the people out of the water and dropped them off at a CPD Marine Safety Station.READ MORE: Patients Left With A Lot Of Questions After Center For Covid Control Testing Sites Temporarily Shut Down, State Investigates Complaints
No one was injured. Both of the people were reported to be wearing life vests.MORE NEWS: Chicago's Single-Use Utensils Ordinance Now In Effect
Wendella said, on average, they make rescues like this once or twice a month.