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Two Suburban Kids Hurt In Wisconsin Boating Accident

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(CBS/AP) – Two children from Arlington Heights were hospitalized Thursday afternoon after a boating accident in northern Wisconsin.

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources said the accident happened around 2:15 p.m. Thursday on Little Star Lake in Vilas County, about 25 miles from the border with the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

A 12-year-old girl and her 11-year-old brother were riding an inflatable tube behind a boat when they struck the side of a pontoon boat.

The children were taken to Howard Young Medical Center in Woodruff, Wisconsin. Further information on their injuries was not available.

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