Coconut Creek, FL (September 4, 2019) - Three people were killed when a car crashed into a retention pond on the Sawgrass Expressway. The crash took place around 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 3rd.
The Broward Sheriff's Office and Broward Fire Rescue responded to the scene. Upon their arrival, rescue workers found a silver Honda submerged in the water. Workers attempted to rescue the occupants but were unsuccessful. The driver of the vehicles, 47-year-old Boby Matthew and his passenger, 41-year-old Dolly Matthew, were pronounced dead at the scene. An unidentified teenage boy inside the vehicle was also pronounced dead.
Police are still investigating the crash but believe that the driver lost control of the vehicle while exiting the roadway. No further details have been released.
We wish to extend our deepest sympathies to the families affected by this tragic crash in Coconut Creek. Florida car accidents take place, on average, every 92 seconds. Many car accidents are serious or fatal in nature, with a fatal crash being reported every three hours. Losing a loved one to a crash on our roadways is one of the most difficult and heartbreaking experiences for any family.
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