1 dead after car crashes into canal in Doral
2 others taken to area hospitals
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – One man is dead and two others were hospitalized after a crash that sent a car into a canal Sunday night in northwest Miami-Dade County.
The crash occurred shortly after 8:15 p.m. at Northwest 25th Street and 117th Avenue.
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue said two vehicles collided, sending one of them crashing through the guardrail and into a canal. Witnesses told Local 10 News that the other car hit a pole.
"I didn't see how the car hit the other one," witness Omar Vasquez said. "I just heard the noise. It was loud, like a bomb."
Two Doral police officers were the first to arrive and immediately jumped into the water to try to save the driver.
One man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue said one man was airlifted to Jackson Memorial Hospital, while another man was taken to Kendall Regional Medical Center.
Their conditions and identities have not been released.
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