Broward Sheriffs Office

Wearing Seat Belts Saves Lives During Church Van Rollover Crash: BSO

Broward Sheriff's Office says seat belts saved the lives of 12 people when their van lost control and rolled over off of Interstate 75 near Weston.

A church van, transporting 11 passengers, rolled over on the southbound lanes of I-75 at mile marker 38, according to BSO Fire Rescue Spokesperson Mike Jachles.

"All said they had seat belts on. Saved lives," Jachles said.

Six of the nine people injured in the van were transported to the hospital by BSO Fire Rescue with varying injuries, none serious.

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