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updated: 5/27/2014 9:04 AM

Wisconsin dad accused of letting young daughter drive

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Associated Press

WAUSAU, Wis. -- A father accused of asking his 11-year-old daughter to drive because he'd been drinking could face charges in Marathon County.

A police report says the girl got behind the wheel and crashed the family's SUV into a tree in Wausau last Friday. WAOW-TV reports police are recommending a charge of recklessly endangering safety. Officers also cited the 35-year-old father for permitting a minor to drive.

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