2 women hospitalized in ‘Playpen’ boating incident

Emergency crews responded to a call of people in the water about 5 p.m. in the no-wake slip often referred to as “the Playpen,” Chicago fire officials said.

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Two women were hospitalized following a boating incident Saturday in Lake Michigan near Gold Coast.

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Two women were hospitalized following a boating incident Saturday afternoon in Lake Michigan near the Gold Coast neighborhood.

Emergency crews responded to a call of people in the water about 5 p.m. in the no-wake slip often referred to as “the Playpen,” Chicago fire officials said.

Both women were taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in serious-to-critical condition, fire officials said.

Authorities have not released any additional information on the incident.

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