Woman, child jump from burning van

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT)- A woman and young child had to jump from a moving vehicle Sunday afternoon after it burst into flames.  The accident happened at Oporto Madrid Blvd. and I-59 South around 4:30 Sunday afternoon.  Police say the woman lost control of the van, then slammed into the median.  The van then caught fire, and as the inside of the vehicle filled with smoke, she ordered the child to jump from the moving van.  Neither were seriously injured.

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