The man is in critical health after having lost control of his vehicle and then slipping into the canal.

According to the police the incident took place over the course of the night. An elderly man was traveling west on Highway 595 , when he stopped to go to I-95 north.

Unknown reasons led to the vehicle flipped and was thrown into the canal.

The victim was transported to the hospital which is where he’s in critical medical condition.

The roads were flooded, but it’s unclear if there had been raining at that moment of the incident.

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