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Miramar firefighters rescue driver from sinking car

Minor injuries reported

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MIRAMAR, Fla. – A driver was rescued from the roof of a vehicle just before it sank into a lake Sunday morning, Jose Gregorisch, a spokesman for Miramar Fire Rescue, said.

Watch: Driver safely rescued from roof of vehicle seconds before car swallowed by lake. pic.twitter.com/m6uT9yNrzq

— José A. Gregorisch (@JAGregorisch) May 22, 2016

A video shows the driver sitting on the roof of the white sedan as it sank into a lake just off Florida's Turnpike, near Northwest 111th Avenue.

The driver was treated for minor injuries, Gregorisch said.