One dead after car crashes into Sunrise lake

SUNRISE, FL – One person died on Tuesday night after a car crashed into a lake in Sunrise, according to Local 10 News. 

The accident occurred near the intersection of Northwest 12th Street and Silver Palm Boulevard. A driver lost control of their vehicle and plunged into the nearby lake.

A 17-year-old bystander jumped into the water to assist the driver but died in the attempt. First responders eventually rescued the driver from the submerged vehicle.

It is not clear what caused the driver to enter the lake.

The Sunrise car accident lawyers of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. have provided this story for informational purposes only, and it should not be construed as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been injured in a collision that was someone else’s fault, we would like to discuss your options for pursuing financial compensation at your convenience. Contact our offices today for a free consultation, by calling  800.689.8180 or filling out our online contact form.

Last Updated : April 20, 2022

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