Off-duty Calif. paramedics save man from burning car

The paramedics saw the car crash, stopped to help and pulled the man out of the car before it caught on fire

By EMS1 Staff

FRESNO, Calif. — Two American Ambulance paramedics saved a man from a burning car this week while off-duty.

The paramedics were on their way back to Selma, when they saw a driver lose control of his vehicle and crash into the center divider of the highway, ABC 30 Action News reports.

The pair stopped to help and were able to get the driver out of the vehicle before it caught fire.

The driver was transported to the hospital with head trauma and some lacerations. The paramedics said he was in and out of consciousness while they pulled him out of the vehicle.

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