Driver Rescued After Car Plunges Into Canal in Fort Lauderdale

Man pulled from car in area of NE 26th Street and N. Federal Highway

Wednesday, Jun 5, 2013  |  Updated 9:19 AM EDT
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A driver was rescued after his car went into a canal in Fort Lauderdale Wednesday morning, fire officials said.

A driver was rescued after his car went into a canal in Fort Lauderdale Wednesday morning, fire officials said.

A man was pulled from his car after it plunged into a canal in Fort Lauderdale Wednesday morning, officials said.

The incident happened in the area of Northeast 26th Street and North Federal Highway.

Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue officials said one man was rescued from the car and no one else was inside.

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The man's condition is unknown but footage from the scene showed the man walking and sitting on a stretcher.

It's unknown what caused the car to go into the canal.

Check back with NBC 6 South Florida and NBC6.com for updates.

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