Driver lands upside down in Phoenix canal

PHOENIX - A driver has survived a serious accident after crashing into an empty canal in North Phoenix, according to authorities.

According to Phoenix police Sgt. Tommy Thompson, the male driver was southbound on 31st Avenue near Dunlap when he went straight where the road curves left.

The driver drove through a fence and drove off a 10-foot embankment into the canal.

Air15 video showed the car on its roof with significant damage and debris all around.

Thompson said the driver's injuries were not life threatening.

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