Friday, January 25, 2013
White sedan was towed Thursday afternoon after it partially plunged through the ice around midnight.
The two Sudbury residents who drove a white sedan across frozen Willis Lake just after midnight on Thursday have yet to be charged, Lt. Robert Grady said Friday morning. The couple, a male and female in their mid 20s, were taken to Emerson Hospital Thursday as a precaution, Lt. Scott Nix said on Thursday. It took nearly 17 hours for the car to be removed from the lake. One attempt resulted in a towing apparatus breaking through the ice and getting stuck. A larger tow truck had to come in to the area to get both vehicles out of the lake. The car was finally on dry land at about 4:30 p.m. Sudbury Fire Chief Bill Miles had personnel ready with emergency suits in case anyone fell through the ice. The case is under investigation for pending …
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Sudbury police say two local residents drove the car onto the lake around midnight.
It took nearly 17 hours, but the car that was stuck on Willis Lake is finally out. It took two towing machines to get the white sedan out of the frozen lake. One of the machines was partially submerged from earlier attempts. Two occupants, both Sudbury residents, a male and female, were taken to Emerson Hospital for precautionary reasons, Sudbury Police Lt. Scott Nix said.
Towing machine breaks ice and is partly submerged.
UPDATE: 4:15 p.m. A male and female who drove a car onto frozen Willis Lake around midnight were transported to Emerson Hospital for precautionary reasons, Sudbury Police Lt. Scott Nix said. "There were two people in the car, male and female, both Sudbury, in their mid 20s," Nix said. The case is under investigation for pending charges and to find out their reasoning for having the car on lake, Nix said. UPDATE: 4 p.m. While trying to tow out the car, the towing mechanism broke through the ice and now is partially submerged. The car is still lying on the ice, on its roof. Original story A car that was spotted in the middle of Willis Lake around midnight is in the process of being towed. Sudbury Fire Chief Bill Miles said firefighters are …