LAKE GAGE, Ind. - (NBC) - A runaway boat runs in circles on an Indiana lake, after ten people, including the driver are thrown off.
Investigators say the boat's 20-year-old operator, Dominique Effinger, was speeding when she cut into a sharp turn, throwing everyone off.
The 21-foot boat ran amok in Lake Gage - at about 30 miles-per-hour- after the operator and nine others were thrown off.
The boat rammed a dock, then a patrol boat with two conservation officers on board. That hit though slowed the engine, and one of the officers was able to hop aboard and stop the boat.
Four of the people who were thrown were seriously injured one with a skull fracture. Another person lost part of an arm.
Effinger was arrested, accused of boating while intoxicated causing injury and being a minor in possession of alcohol.