SANTA ANA (CBS/AP) — A dolphin leaped onto a boat in Southern California, crashing into a woman and breaking both her ankles.

Chrissie Frickman was boating with her husband and two children June 21 when a pod of dolphins swam alongside them. One of the animals jumped on the vessel, knocking Frickman over and landing on her legs, according to the Orange County Register.

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Her husband, Dirk, pulled her out and called authorities as he headed toward Dana Point Harbor. While he steered, he splashed water on the 350-pound dolphin to keep it alive as it thrashed around and bled from some cuts.

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It swam away, but his wife is still recovering from her injuries.

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