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Vehicle under water after plunging into canal off Florida Turnpike in Coconut Creek

A car plunged into a Broward County canal early Sunday morning.

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. – A car plunged into a Broward County canal early Sunday morning.

It happened in the southbound lanes of the Florida Turnpike in Coconut Creek, near Atlantic Boulevard.

The scene was blocked off by Broward Sheriff’s deputies as they investigated the circumstances leading to the crash.

The vehicle remained submerged as late as 10 a.m. Sunday.

Deputies have not said whether the driver was injured or what caused them to drive off the road and into the canal.


About the Author:

David Dwork joined the WPLG Local 10 News team in August 2019. Born and raised in Miami-Dade County, David has covered South Florida sports since 2007.