An Illinois teenager is recovering after hitting a pontoon boat on a personal watercraft earlier this week. The accident happened on Clear Lake in Buchanan just before 6 p.m. Wednesday. 18-year-old Robert Harrington of Glencoe, Illinois was given a ticket for driving the PWC without a Boater's Safety Certificate and was also ticketed for reckless operation. He suffered minor injuries and was treated and released from Lakeland Hospital in Niles. Another ticket was given to Michael Braasch of Glenview, Illinois for letting Harrington drive the watercraft without a safety certificate. There is no indication that alcohol played a role in the accident.
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