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Divers search water after car found submerged in Opa-locka canal

No occupants found, authorities say

Sky 10 over the scene of a car submerged in a canal in Opa-locka on Jan. 28, 2020.
Sky 10 over the scene of a car submerged in a canal in Opa-locka on Jan. 28, 2020. (WPLG)

OPA-LOCKA, Fla. – Sky 10 was above a canal in Opa-locka Tuesday morning as divers searched the water for possible occupants of a vehicle that was discovered submerged in the water.

The incident was unfolding shortly before 10 a.m. in the area of Atlantic Avenue and Perviz Avenue.

Multiple Miami-Dade Fire Rescue units were at the scene.

According to authorities, it appears the vehicle has been in the water for some time and is not the result of a recent accident.

No one was found in the water, authorities confirmed.

The incident remains under investigation.


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