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Three rescued after car goes into Phoenix canal

16th Street Indian School Canal Resue
Posted at 5:21 AM, Oct 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-18 08:35:51-04

PHOENIX — Three people have been rescued after a vehicle went into a canal Sunday morning.

Crews with the Phoenix Fire Department were called to the area of 16th Street and Indian School for reports of a water rescue.

When they arrived they found a car overturned in the shallow water.

Three people were trapped inside. Crews were able to use a 14-foot ladder to get the people out of the water. Once they were on dry land they were evaluated by paramedics and did not need to be taken to a hospital.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.