(Charisma) – Seven people, including five children, died in a fiery crash in Florida on Thursday. The multi-vehicle crash involved two tractor-trailers, the church van and another sedan. The crash sparked a massive fire after 50 gallons of diesel gushed onto the highway, according to USA Today. Spectrum My News 13 reports one of the semi trucks and a passenger vehicle collided in the northbound lanes.
After that collision, both of those vehicles traveled through the guardrail crossed over the median and into southbound I-75. The van overturned and ejected some of the passengers. A representative of the Avoyelles House of Mercy, a Pentecostal church in Louisiana, confirmed to Charisma via Facebook that it was their van, but offered no other information. READ MORE