ORLANDO, Fla. — A 67-year-old boater suffered a cardiac emergency near the private Lake Conway Estates boat ramp and lost control of his vessel Saturday, sending himself and two family members into the water.
- 3 people thrown from vessel into Lake Conway
- Man had medical emergency, lost control of boat
The incident happened at about 1:30 p.m. on Lake Conway.
A grandfather, son, and grandson were on board a boat. Their names were not released.
People on personal watercrafts and the Orange County Sheriff’s Office worked together to bring everyone to shore.
The patient was rushed to a local hospital as a "trauma alert," according to Orange County Fire Rescue. Other injuries were not reported.
The ramp is owned by the community’s executive council. Lake Conway Estates is a neighborhood in the city of Belle Isle on the Conway Chain of Lakes. It has 453 homes.