This Is Why You Wear A Seat Belt

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St Tammany’s Fire Protection District #11 released this photo of a crash over the weekend that happened on I-59 in Pearl River.

According to firefighters, the car struck the back of a trailer that was carrying a tractor and being towed by a pickup truck.

The young woman who was driving the Saturn survived the crash with only very minor injuries.  According to firefighters, she was able to get out of the car and walk away without assistance.

Firefighters say the crash is proof that seat belts save lives because the woman was wearing her seat belt.