14-year-old girl in stable condition after propeller accident


ORLEANS (FOX 25 / MyFoxBoston.com) – A teenage girl who was hit by a boat propeller off Chatham is in stable condition following surgery.
The 14-year-old was hit by the spinning propeller when she fell off the boat near Hog Island.
The girl's bathing suit was entangled and needed to be cut free by firefighters. She suffered multiple traumatic injuries and was flown to Massachusetts General Hospital for surgery.
Environmental police say, so far, no charges have been filed against the boat's driver.