George Zimmerman helps rescue family from overturned vehicle


Channel 9 has learned George Zimmerman helped rescue a family from their overturned SUV in Seminole County last week.

A man, woman and their two children were in the SUV when it crashed about 5:45 p.m. Wednesday in near Interstate 4 and SR-46 in Sanford.

When deputies arrived, they said Zimmerman and another man had already helped the victims out of the wreckage.

Authorities said Zimmerman was not a witness to the crash and left after making contact with the deputy. 

 None of the victims suffered serious injuries.

Zimmerman was acquitted of second-degree murder earlier this month in the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.



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