15-year-old Florida driver crashes SUV into pool, deputies say

Sheriff’s Office: Teen without license tried to run from the scene

Driver crashes into a Fernandina Beach pool.
Driver crashes into a Fernandina Beach pool. (Nassau County Sheriff's Office)

FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. – A 15-year-old was taken into custody Sunday after crashing an SUV into a swimming pool at a home on Eastwind Drive, according to the Nassau County Sheriff’s Office.

The sheriff’s office said the crash happened shortly after 1 a.m. Sunday, News 6 partner WJXT reported. The 15-year-old driver, who does not have a license, tried to get away on foot, but a deputy and K-9 caught up with him and arrested him, the Sheriff’s Office said.

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Deputies said the SUV had two teenage passengers inside.

No one was injured in the crash, deputies said, but two homeowners had damage from the crash.