Shelby County Fire says no boat capsized, Sea-Doo just had trouble getting back to shore

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Fire said a speedboat capsized near Mud Island, but it turns out that’s not the case.

Shelby County Fire said a teenager had trouble bringing his Sea-Doo back to shore after it stopped working, and he called a family member, who then called the fire department.

A water rescue team responded to the scene at the Mississippi River to help bring the boy and watercraft back to Mud Island.

The boy is doing fine and is not hurt.