Police are investigating an accident in Miami Gardens where a body was recovered after a vehicle was found nearly submerged in a canal.
Police identified the victim as 33-year-old Willie Joe Johnson from Miami.
According to Miami Gardens Police, officers discovered the vehicle after a resident reported hearing a large splash in the canal at 15th Avenue and Northwest 155th Street.
Shortly after, fire rescue found the body of Johnson floating in the canal. Rescuers attempted to revive him, but Johnson was pronounced dead at Jackson North Medical Center , according to police.
The vehicle that was pulled from the canal was a black four-door sedan.
Miami Gardens Police have shut down the roads to all traffic at the intersection of 15th and Northwest 155th Street. Please seek an alternate route around this accident scene. The police are also asking local residents if they were a witness to this crash to please call and explain what you saw.
Attorney Jason Weisser of Shuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck comments on this accident in with one dead in Miami Gardens: “This is a serious accident that unfortunately claimed a life. We hope that the family can quickly find out the cause of the accident. If you’ve been injured in an accident, make sure you are properly represented by an experienced trial accident attorney.”
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