Dolphin injured jumping into boat, breaks woman’s ankles

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ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. -- A dolphin jumped aboard a family's boat injuring a woman and the dolphin.

Chrissie and Dirk Frickman say several dolphins were swimming near their boat on Father's Day.

Suddenly one jumped out of the water and landed right on Chrissie, breaking both ankles.

The dolphin also was injured. It flopped around spreading blood all over the boat.

Harbor patrol help get the dolphin off the boat.

They say despite all the blood the dolphin had just a few scrapes to its nose and tail and quickly swam away.

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