Woman, dog safe after car lands in Dania Beach canal

DANIA BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) - A woman has safely escaped after her car landed in a Dania Beach canal.

Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue crews responded to the scene near the intersection of Old Griffin Road and Bryan Road, Sunday morning.

Cellphone video taken at the scene showed divers near the submerged white Audi.

Officials said the woman and her dog were able to get out safely.

However, a witness said the driver was actually trying to avoid hitting a dog and as a result landed in the canal.

The car has since been towed away from the scene.

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