Boat, jet ski col­lide

Southern Riverina news - - News -

A boat and jet ski al­legedly col­lided on the Mur­ray River near Tocumwal on Satur­day.

The crash oc­curred about 5pm near the Time Out Re­sort, but was not re­ported un­til the next morn­ing when a man in­volved in the in­ci­dent com­plained of back in­juries.

A 17 year-old girl from Hop­pers Cross­ing, Vic­to­ria, was al­legedly rid­ing the jet ski down­stream with a pas­sen­ger when the crash oc­curred.

A num­ber of boats passed the jet ski, caus­ing a wake, which al­legedly caused it to ‘‘jump’’.

The 17 year-old al­legedly lost con­trol and both she and her pas­sen­ger fell into the water.

Ac­cord­ing to po­lice, the un­manned jet ski con­tin­ued on and col­lided with the rear of a ‘‘tinny’’.

A 35 year-old man from Gis­borne, Vic­to­ria was in the boat and was knocked over by the im­pact. The fall al­legedly in­jured his back.

The man was as­sessed by am­bu­lance of­fi­cers the fol­low­ing day af­ter his con­di­tion wors­ened.

NSW Mar­itime is in­ves­ti­gat­ing the in­ci­dent.

Thieves ●●● raided a house­boat moored on the Mur­ray River at Ba­rooga be­tween Jan­uary 15 and 24.

A DVD player, TV, stereo, gen­er­a­tor, am­pli­fier, speak­ers, tools and a gas bot­tle were al­legedly taken.

●●● A 50 year-old Vic­to­rian woman was charged with low-range drink driv­ing on Fri­day.

Po­lice pulled the woman over about 10.40pm on Fullers Rd.

She al­legedly recorded a read­ing of 0.064 and will face Fin­ley Lo­cal Court on Fe­bru­ary 24.

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A wal­let was stolen from a ve­hi­cle parked at a mo­tel in Ba­rooga on Sun­day.

An iphone was stolen from a bag in a li­censed premises in Fin­ley on Satur­day night.

●●● A se­cu­rity alarm was set off at a Tocumwal busi­ness about 11pm Thurs­day, how­ever noth­ing ap­peared to be stolen.

The owner at­tended the prop­erty and found a side gate open and a rear door forced open.

●●● Locks on doors at a Jer­ilderie school were tam­pered with be­tween 5pm Fri­day and 7.45am Mon­day. No en­try was gained.

●●● A vase at­tached to a grave in the Fin­ley ceme­tery was knocked loose and dam­aged be­tween 7pm Fri­day and 3.30pm Satur­day.

●●● Po­lice pa­trolling De­niliquin and Mur­ray Sts in Tocumwal on Australia Day is­sued four fines for in­cor­rectly parked ve­hi­cles and trail­ers.

The ve­hi­cles and their trail­ers were al­legedly parked across four park­ing bays.

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