Watch Why You Shouldn't Park on a Frozen Lake
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin held its annual Winterfest this weekend and conditions were warmer than usual. This meant there were more people at this year's celebration, making it even tougher to find a parking space. Some folks decided the frozen lake was a good place to park their cars. That turned out to be a bad idea. According to Fox59, it's not unusual for cars to park out on the ice when they can't find a spot on terra firma. The difference this year was temps were higher so the ice was thinner, and there were a lot more cars out on that ice. RELATED: Learn How to Drive Lamborghinis on Snow and Ice
All those cars parked in one spot were too much for the ice to handle, so they slowly started sinking into the lake. The crowd's turned their attention from Winterfest to the spectacle of the cars, which now had to be rescued from the lake by authorities.
A total of 15 vehicles broke through the ice with five of them in little enough that they could be driven away. The remaining 10 were in too deep and crews spent hours trying to free the vehicles. No one was hurt, but those 10 cars have seen better days.
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