Teen Injured In Tubing Accident
Tuesday, August 13, 2019

(PORTER TOWNSHIP) – A tubing accident sent a teen to the hospital.

The Cass County Sheriff's Department was called to investigate a
tubing accident on Shavehead Lake in Porter Township at 4:38 Sunday afternoon. A 15 year old boy from Orland Park, Illinois was tubing when he and his friend fell off the tube. The 15 year old was hit in the head by his friend's shoulder.

The Cass County Marine Division was on Shavehead Lake when the incident happened and met the victim on the dock. Marine deputies provided first aid until the Porter Fire Department and SEPSA Ambulance arrived. The victim was then flown to South Bend Memorial Hospital by Samaritan Helicopter from Parkview Hospital.