POMPANO BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) - A good Samaritan rescued a man and a child after a car ended up in a canal in Pompano Beach.

According to authorities, around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, the driver lost control in the area of Southwest 15th Street and Southwest 12th Avenue.

The male driver consequently crossed over a median and struck a guardrail before entering the canal, investigators said.

A witness reportedly helped the man and child from the submerged vehicle.

When rescue crews arrived, both occupants of the vehicle were transported to a nearby hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening.

Detectives are investigating the circumstances behind the crash.

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