12-Year Old Drives SUV Into Lake Winnebago

Fond du Lac Fire/Rescue was on the scene Sunday evening near Lakeside Park, for a report of an SUV in Lake Winnebago.

FDLFR was notified Sunday evening around 7:40 p.m. of a vehicle in Lake Winnebago near Frazier Point located in Lakeside Park. Initial reports said two children were on the hood of the vehicle and two other adults were inside. 

Rescue crews found all occupants out on the shore uninjured. The vehicle was checked and there were no additional occupants. 

Police logs show there were 4 juveniles near the vehicle when a 12- year old male put the car in drive and hit the gas going forward into the lake. No other kids were in the vehicle. The 12-year old was the only one with wet clothing. All parents of the children were notified of the
incident that happened and all of the kids were dropped off with parents.

It appeared there were two 16-year old males, a 15-year old female, and a14-year old female involved.