Bakersfield, CA (KERO) — A good Samaritan helped rescue a driver from a burning car in Northwest Bakersfield after colliding with a parked semi-truck on Monday morning.
Around 7 am on Monday, a neighbor left home at the intersection of Palm Avenue and Old Farm Road and saw a man trapped in a burning car. Neighbors didn’t waste their time and started watering their cars to save the lives of young people.
“The driver was seriously injured in the shock, but his life was saved by some neighbors in the area,” said Sergeant Richard Pierce of Bakersfield CHP.
When the red Kiaforte collides with an empty parked semi-truck and ignites, the driver remains trapped in the car and neighbors rush to a nearby backyard to fill a bucket of water, bottled water and water. A flame that was extinguished using a hose. In a video shot by one of my neighbors, I heard another person screaming to be with me waiting for help from the driver.
Sgt. Pierce says Forte was slowing down the south side of the road near the intersection of Old Farm and Palm in northwestern Bakersfield when the vehicle collided with a semi-truck. The driver was trapped and the front cabin compartment ignited.
“At this point, it is believed that he may be distracted, fall asleep, or affected,” Sgt said. Earrings. “Some drivers stopped and neighbors came out to start extinguishing the fire and trying to extinguish it. They just didn’t have enough water to extinguish the fire, but they beat the flames. I was able to.”
Firefighters arrived and worked quickly to drive the driver out of the burning car.
According to the authorities, the driver is a man between the ages of 25 and 30. It is unknown why the driver crossed the lane and collided with a cicada, but it is known that the Samaritans in the area helped save the man from a severe wreck. Which Sgt. Piercing says it helped save the driver’s life.
“We don’t just save lives and put out fires. Cars explode. Gasoline tanks explode. People put themselves in dangerous places to save this man’s life. It’s a pretty hero. Is the target. “
There are no updates on driver status yet. Officials say he suffered a serious life-threatening injury and he is still in the hospital. Sgt. Pierce said it could have been worse if people hadn’t stopped helping.
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