Oakville resident rescues stranded couple by jet ski

Matt Lawrence
Updated March 23 2021 - 6:43am, first published 6:38am
Jake Elven takes one of the couple in need of help to safety on the back of his jet ski.
Jake Elven takes one of the couple in need of help to safety on the back of his jet ski.

They say in times of need heroes don't think, they act. Oakville resident Jake Elven is proof, putting his own life at risk on the weekend (Sunday, March 21) to save a couple stranded in flood waters at Pitt Town Bottoms in Sydney's north west.

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Matt Lawrence

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