Broward County

Tree branch impales car windshield off I-75 in West Broward

Rescuers removed at least one injured person from this car. A tree went through the front windshield on I-75 in Davie.
Rescuers removed at least one injured person from this car. A tree went through the front windshield on I-75 in Davie. South Florida PIOS/Davie Fire-Rescue

A driver suffered minor injuries when her car veered off the road and a tree branch burst through her windshield.

The 28-year-old woman, from Weston, was taken to Broward Health Medical Center by Davie Fire Rescue Thursday morning.

The accident happened off the southbound lanes of Interstate 75 near Griffin Road.

Authorities say she suffered minor injury to the left side of her head.

The woman was alone inside the black Honda Civic when she drove off the highway.

FHP said construction on the road did not play a role in the crash, and that the woman drove off the highway.

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