Woman escapes overturned SUV unhurt

Another person sustained minor injuries; cause of crash unknown


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A woman says it's a miracle she didn't suffer a scratch in a three-vehicle crash on Roosevelt Boulevard on Wednesday morning.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the accident happened just after 7 a.m. Wednesday near Verona Avenue, just south of the Ortega Bridge.

One person was sent to the hospital with minor injuries and is expected to recover.

According to troopers, four people were involved in the accident, but all of them are expected to be OK, including Nancy Marlett, who was in the SUV that overturned.

She was on her way to work when she saw the driver behind her speeding up. After she was hit from behind, she said she tried to steer out of it and hit the curb, flipping her car.

"I was hanging from the seat belt. So, praise God I used the seat belt and I finally was able to unclip it and I dropped myself down," said Marlett.

Marlett said she called her husband and a friend. Her husband said it was a miracle she was not hurt.

"I said, 'No. I'm fine.' I'm just dirty and I lost my shoes," Marlett said. "But shoes can be replaced and cars can be replaced, so it's all good."

Officers are still investigating the cause of the crash. Northbound lanes were closed during much of Wednesday morning's rush hour, but reopened by 10 a.m.