Gatineau Police proceed seek for girl who fell overboard into Ottawa River


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Gatineau Police marine models continued the search alongside a stretch of the Ottawa River on Monday for a lady who reportedly fell overboard on Sunday.

An investigation can be underway to “decide the circumstances of the accident,” Gatineau police mentioned Monday.

The police emergency name centre acquired a name at about 6 p.m. Sunday a few boat on the river with two individuals on it.

“The decision was for a driver who fell on his personal boat and who was unconscious and his boat was spinning in circles uncontrolled,” mentioned a launch from Ottawa Fireplace Providers, which was known as to help in a water rescue on the Ottawa River close to Kettle Island close to the Aviation Parkway.

Gatineau firefighters, who had additionally been dispatched, reached the boat first.

“The affected person regained consciousness and notified Gatineau Fireplace that there was a second one that was on the boat that reportedly fell overboard and into the water,” mentioned Ottawa Fireplace Providers.

The boat operator was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening accidents, in response to Gatineau Police.

The second particular person, a girl, stays lacking.

Gatineau police and firefighters have been deployed to the river and on the banks close to boul. Hurtubise, which follows the Ottawa River on the Quebec aspect throughout from Rothwell Heights so far as the western boundary of Orléans on the Ontario aspect.

A Sûreté du Québecdive group additionally assisted within the search.

Gatineau Police are asking witnesses and anybody else who might have info to name its data line at 819-246-4636.