12-21-CWS | April 16, 2012
BILOXI, Miss. —The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (MDMR) Marine Patrol and American Medical Response (AMR) responded Sunday evening to a Jet Ski accident that occurred in the Jourdan River near Baffin St. in Bay St. Louis.
Jordan Manalla, a 22-year-old Kenner, La. man, suffered injuries when he hit a dock while riding a Jet Ski Sunday evening.
Manalla was transported by AMR to Hancock Medical Center for treatment.
The emergency call came in to MDMR Marine Patrol dispatch from Hancock County 911 at 6:28 p.m. Sunday evening. MDMR Marine Patrol officers Tim Broder and Chris Mask responded.
The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources is dedicated to enhancing, protecting and conserving marine interests of the state by managing all marine life, public trust wetlands, adjacent uplands and waterfront areas to provide for the optimal commercial, recreational, educational and economic uses of these resources consistent with environmental concerns and social changes. Visit the DMR online at www.dmr.ms.gov.
Contact: Jennifer Goldman Leirer