CHANNAHON, Sick. (CBS) — The U.S. Coast Guard has resumed the seek for a boater who fell off a tugboat within the Des Plaines River.
That is now a restoration operation spanning 7 miles throughout the river.
At 7:22 p.m., Channahon police had been referred to as to the Large Basin Marina for an individual within the water between the Des Plaines River Bridge and the Dresden Lock and Dam.
The U.S. Coast Guard reported a captain from a tugboat was lacking a crewmember. He had final been seen round 12:30 p.m., but it surely a supply mentioned it possible took time for the crew to understand he was lacking.
Channahon police and Channahon and Minooka fireplace crews joined within the rescue efforts. The lacking individual is a white male of about 50 years of age, final seen round 5:45 p.m. sporting blue denims and a blue Carhartt shirt. He additionally ought to have a life vest on.
Channahon police deployed a drone, and officers additionally checked native companies. The Coast Guard introduced in a helicopter.
It’s unclear if climate was an element, however there have been storms within the space on the time.