DEERFIELD BEACH (CBSMiami) – Two men died after their car plunged into a retention pond off I-95 near Hillsboro Boulevard Thanksgiving Day.READ MORE: 'Giving Tuesday' Provides Opportunity To Help South Florida Communities In Need
According to Sgt. Mark Wysocky with the Florida Highway Patrol, the driver was traveling erratically and weaving in and out of lanes. He lost control, went down an embankment and ended up plunging into the water.READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Should You Expect Another Relief Payment?
It happened around 12:30 pm in the northbound lane of the interstate just beyond Hillsboro Boulevard in Deerfield Beach.
Wysocky said other cars stopped and people tried to render aid but it was unclear who pulled the men from the water.MORE NEWS: Busy 2021 Hurricane Season Comes To An End
Both men were transported to the hospital where they were pronounced dead.