A Florida traffic accident caught on camera shows dozens of strangers working together to rescue a 9-year-old girl trapped beneath a flipped-over SUV. According to police, the SUV with three occupants went airborne and rolled after one of its right tires blew out on Interstate 75 near Tampa, Florida. The picture shows men and women, wearing everything from flip-flops to business suits, working together to flip the SUV upright and help the occupants. Authorities say the three passengers in the vehicle were knocked unconscious but only suffered minor injuries. They were taken to a nearby hospital and will recover from their injuries, according to Florida Highway Patrol Trooper.
Witness say motorist passing by stopped their vehicle and ran to help. The driver of the SUV told strangers that her little girl was under the vehicle. Everyone immediately worked together and were able to upright the SUV. A witnessed estimated almost 50 volunteers stopped to provide assistance. The incident was captured on social media and has gained much attention. Authorities say the driver of the SUV and the other passenger were released from the hospital. The 9-year-old girl remains and is listed in fair condition, according to a local news station.
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