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1 person pulled from car that went into canal

Accident may have happened because of deep flood water in parking lot

LAUDERHILL, Fla. – One person is in critical condition while divers do a secondary search to see if there is a second person in need of rescuing after a car went into a canal.

There are conflicting reports if a second person was in the car. Local 10 is working to confirm more information.

Lauderhill Fire Rescue responded with firefighters and said that the driver was in an apartment complex parking lot at 4241 19th St. when that person drove into the canal.

Divers from Plantation Fire rescue were able to pull the driver out of the vehicle, which was completely submerged.

The accident may have been caused because of deep water and the driver not able to decipher where the parking lot edge ended and the canal began.

Plantation Fire and Rescue are on the scene assisting.

The driver was taken to Broward Health Medical Center.

(This is a developing story.)

Person pulled from canal in Lauderhill after car goes off edge.
Person pulled from canal in Lauderhill after car goes off edge. (WPLG)

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