BX couple helps save man from burning car

Police say a driver was traveling southbound on the roadway just after 8 a.m. when his vehicle spun out near the Tuckahoe Road exit. The car was caught between the guardrail and a fence, and caught fire while the driver was trapped inside.

Police say a driver was traveling southbound on the roadway just after 8 a.m. when his vehicle spun out near the Tuckahoe Road exit. The car was caught between the guardrail and a fence, and caught fire while the driver was trapped inside. (9/30/15)

THE BRONX - A young Bronx couple is being credited with helping save the life of a fellow Bronx resident on the Sprain Brook Parkway this morning.

Police say a driver was traveling southbound on the roadway just after 8 a.m. when his vehicle spun out near the Tuckahoe Road exit. The car was caught between the guardrail and a fence, and caught fire while the driver was trapped inside.

The passing-by couple pulled over their vehicle, broke the windows of the man's car and helped pull the driver to safety.

State police say the driver suffered minor injuries.

 

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