8 rescued on Lake Michigan when boat overturns near Diversey Harbor

CHICAGO -- Eight people were rescued from Lake Michigan when their boat overturned Saturday near Diversey Harbor on the North Side.

About 12:30 p.m., the Chicago Fire Department responded to a boat's distress signal near the 2800 block of Lake Shore Drive, according to fire officials. First responders found their boat capsized and eight people in the water.

A 44-year-old woman and a 16-year-old boy were taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and a 13-year-old boy who injured his wrist was taken to Lurie Children's Hospital. All three were in good condition.

The rest declined treatment, authorities said.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire - Copyright Chicago Sun-Times 2019.)