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Person pulled from canal near Palm Beach International Airport

Victim taken to hospital
Canal Rescue West Palm Beach
Posted at 7:04 AM, Jan 24, 2022

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Palm Beach County Fire Rescue crews launched a water rescue near Palm Beach International Airport early Monday morning.

Emergency vehicles blocked the ramp from Southern Boulevard to South Congress Avenue as crews searched the C-51 canal about 6 a.m.

Palm Beach County Fire Rescue said a car was found 30 feet from the canal bank and a person was pulled from the water.

The person was taken to a hospital, but his or her condition was unknown.

This is a developing story. Stay with WPTV for updates.