One killed when car plunges into West Palm Beach canal

WEST PALM BEACH, FL – A 41-year-old driver was killed in West Palm Beach on Monday morning after their car went into a canal, WPBF reports. 

The accident happened at 6 a.m. on South Congress Avenue, near Palm Beach International Airport. A driver crossed South Congress Avenue and hit a curb on an entrance ramp before barreling down the embankment.

Their vehicle ended up fully submerged about 30 feet into the canal. The driver was rescued and taken to the hospital but they later succumbed to their injuries.

No information is currently available on what caused the crash.

The West Palm Beach car accident lawyers of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. have provided this story for informational purposes only, and it should not be construed as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been injured in a collision that was someone else’s fault, we would like to discuss your options for pursuing financial compensation at your convenience. Contact our offices today for a free consultation, by calling  800.689.8180 or filling out our online contact form.

Last Updated : January 25, 2022

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