Nine passengers injured when Chicago tour boat slams into dock

(CHICAGO) — A tour boat lost power and slammed into a concrete dock, injuring nine passengers, the Chicago Tribune newspaper reported. Officials said Wendella Boat Tour's vessel The Lila was still traveling full speed in the Chicago River when it hit the pier. About 125 passengesr were aboard and a witness said people "went flying" upon impact.


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By Professional Mariner Staff