News: Car plunges into NW Miami-Dade canal, leaving 2 people hospitalized

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FL – Two people were hospitalized after their car plunged into a canal in northwest Miami-Dade County Saturday morning.

According to WPLG, the car went into the water in the vicinity of Northwest 118th Avenue and Okeechobee Road.

Authorities said a Good Samaritan who was driving by the scene saw what had happened and pulled a woman from the water.  She was on an embankment of the canal by the time firefighters arrived.

Divers then went in and pulled a man from the car. Both victims were transported to a hospital, where the man was in critical condition while the woman was listed in stable condition.

There was no immediate information on what may have led to the crash.

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