Port Perry resident Shannen Gulanowski was one of three occupants - along with her daughter - in the smaller boat, which collided with a larger powerboat on Lake Scugog, between Caesarea and Washburn Island, at around 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 22.
Ms. Gulanowski was transported from the scene to Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay, and shortly afterwards, was airlifted to St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, where she remains in the neuro trauma unit.
According to her mother, Ms. Gulanowski sustained several significant ijuries including, brain trauma, a broken nose, several broken ribs, a broken leg in addition to having her eyelid swen back on by doctors.
Her mother, Shonnette Brown explained that the injuries will have an incredible impact on her life. For almost 15 years, Ms. Gulanowski has operated Just Pets in Port Perry.
“The injuries may not be life threatening, but they are certainly life altering, they will have a significant impact on every aspect of her life,” Ms. Brown told The Standard.