Search-and-recovery efforts underway after vehicle goes into Sunrise canal with 2 inside; woman hospitalized

Rescue crews have taken a woman to the hospital and continue search-and-recovery efforts for a second victim after a vehicle went into a canal in Sunrise.

7SkyForce hovered above the scene near the 7700 block of West Oakland Park Boulevard, east of University Drive, just before 5:50 p.m., Wednesday.

Eyewitnesses said they saw two people trying to get out of the vehicle. They were seen on the surface of the water before they went under.

Rescue divers were seen entering the water and pulling the woman from the water.

Sunrise Fire Rescue crews treated the woman in the back of a rescue truck before transporting her to Florida Medical Center in unknown condition.

Divers are going under in 20-minute intervals as they continue efforts to find the male victim. At around 6:10 p.m., they changed their search-and-rescue mission to a search-and-recovery mission.

Please check back on WSVN.com and 7News for more details on this developing story.

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