2 rescued from boat on Barren River - WSMV Channel 4

2 rescued from boat on Barren River

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Fire crews on Monday morning rescued two people from a capsized boat on the Barren River.

The rescue operation began around 7 a.m. near the Old Louisville Road Bridge.

A firefighter noticed the boat was in distress. While trying to get life jackets to the two people on the boat, he hurt his ankle.

The boat was later stabilized against some rocks, allowing crews to rescue them.   They were taken to an area hospital to be examined. 

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