Elderly man crashes into Broward canal

Man will be okay

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SOUTHWEST RANCHES, Fla. – An elderly man is lucky to be alive after crashing his car into a canal in Broward County.

Officers said the man mistakenly backed into a canal near Stirling Road and the Holatee Trail in Southwest Ranches on Friday.

Paramedics say the man was taken to Memorial West Hospital in Pembroke Pines.

He should be just fine.