Published: Aug 24, 2013 1:58 PM EDT

The Cape Coral Fire Department was called out Saturday morning to a report of a car in a canal. It happened at Wilmington Parkway and Chiquita Boulevard

just after 9:00 a.m.   Firefighters found the vehicle submerged in the water under a bridge.  Officials say the driver of the car was taken to the hospital as a

precaution.  Divers entered the water to make sure no one else was in the car.  The cause of the crash is under investigation by Cape Coral Police.