Driver ends up in canal after car crash in Doral

DORAL, Fla. – A driver ended up in a canal after a crash on Friday afternoon in Doral and was able to get out of the car and swim out to safety.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue personnel took one person to a nearby hospital after the crash in the area of Northwest 58 Street and 97 Avenue.

Cmrd. Alicia Neal, a spokeswoman for the Doral Police Department, reported the driver was alert and responsive and fire rescue personnel took him to the hospital as a precaution.

This is a developing story. Local 10 News Assignment Desk Editor Wilson Louis contributed to this report.

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