Seat belts, air bags save mother and daughter

Staff reports
The St. Amant Vehicle Rescue Team responded to Hwy. 431 and R. Daigle Road at 6 a.m. Friday after a vehicle overturned.

The St. Amant Vehicle Rescue Team responded to Hwy. 431 and R. Daigle Road at 6 a.m. Friday after a vehicle overturned.

A local mother and daughter were restrained by their seat belts and the air bags were deployed at the point of impact, according to St. Amant Fire Chief James E. LeBlanc.

“The accident this morning is again living proof that seat belts save lives,” LeBlanc said.