WINDSOR, ONT. -- Three people were rescued from Lake Erie this afternoon, after their speed boat sank near Kingsville.

Kingsville Fire Chief, John Quennel says a distress call was sent out around 1 p.m.

Nearby boaters pulled the three people from rough waters before emergency crews arrived.

The boat is said to have capsized in waves as high as six feet.

Quennell said a senior man and woman and a middle aged man were brought to Cedar Beach and walked to the ambulance for medical attention.