Car plunges into Plantation canal after driver loses control

PLANTATION, FLA. (WSVN) - Crews have recovered a vehicle that plunged into a canal in Plantation, Tuesday afternoon.

According to Plantation Fire Rescue, a 16-year-old teen was traveling westbound, along West Broward Boulevard, when he somehow lost control of his BMW sedan and crashed through a railing along the canal, causing his car to plunge into the water.

The BMW landed upside down.

Fortunately, the driver was able to escape the BMW safely before it sank.

Fire rescue divers and a tow truck were on the scene to assess the situation.

At around 4:30 p.m., the vehicle was removed from the canal.

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