One injured after car plunges into canal in suburban West Palm Beach

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - One person was hospitalized after a car plunged into a canal in suburban West Palm Beach Monday evening. 

The crash happened at 8:20 p.m. near Chukker Drive and Summit Boulevard. 

Firefighters arrived on scene and found the vehicle into a canal with all occupants already out of the vehicle, according to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue. 

Officials say the vehicle damaged a ground transformer affecting signal lights in the area. 

One of the occupants in the vehicle suffered minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital for treatment. A second patient was treated and released on location. 

 

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