COPIAGUE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — There’s an update on the elderly couple whose car plunged into a canal on Long Island on Monday.

Joseph and Dolores Abitabile Credit: Kathleen Hurley-Abitabile)

Joseph and Dolores Abitabile were rescued by Good Samaritans after their car went into the water.

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According to their daughter’s Facebook post, the couple is still in the hospital but are able to share a room together.

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She also expressed gratitude to all those who helped save their lives.


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