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Broward Church Van Accident Kills 3, Injures 13 On I-75 (VIDEO)

A weekend trip to a Haitian religious convention in Tampa turned tragic for one Broward church when its van flipped on I-75 Saturday.

The 13 other passengers, members of Maranatha Seventh-day Adventist Mission Group in Lauderhill, were also injured, reports the Miami Herald; two remain in extremely critical condition as of Sunday night, including a 2-year-old girl.

The toddler was not sitting in a child car seat, according to the accident report obtained by CBS Miami, and the Florida Highway Patrol is investigating whether any of the passengers wore seat belts at the time of the crash.

The van reportedly flipped after a rear tire blew out. "She tried to control the van. Unfortunately, she could not," one passenger told WTSP about the driver who was not seriously injured.

This is a developing story.

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