Woman charged for pontoon boat crash in May

Posted at 3:33 PM, Jul 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-31 16:25:43-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A woman has been charged with a felony after a pontoon boat hit a concrete pillar in May.

The Kent County Prosecutor has charged Hayley Gorski with Marine Safety operating while intoxicated causing serious injury for the May 17 crash. Gorski faces up to five years in prison.

The pontoon boat struck a concrete pillar at the M-6 highway while on the Thornapple River, sending three people to the hospital.

There were also several teens who were given citations for being minors in possession of alcohol and marijuana.