563 Tornado Knocks Car Off Road in Arkansas, Couple Says Seatbelts Saved Them
Savannah Boerjan and her husband Brandon say they were saved by their seatbelts after a tornado touched down and knocked their vehicle off a road near Mountainburg, Arkansas, on April 13.Savannah said they had just purchased a camper van and were driving it home when the incident occurred.She later shared photos of their damaged vehicle, and updated her Facebook friends on their condition: We are okay! My shoulder is a little sore but nothing seems to be seriously injured. Brandon Boerjan honestly doesn’t have a scratch today, just some soreness.She also stressed the importance of their seatbelts, saying, “Seatbelts helped save our lives. We wouldn’t be here if we weren’t wearing them.According to Accuweather, Mountainburg was hit by a tornado-warned thunderstorm on Friday afternoon, with widespread damage reported around the town. Credit: Savannah Boerjan via Storyful
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