(SEYMOUR) - Indiana State and Seymour Police are being credited with saving the life of a Jackson County man.
Early Saturday morning, a vehicle driven by 30 year old Christopher T. Nichols left the roadway striking a bridge abutment. The car then overturned before bursting into flames.
When officers arrived they found Nichols lying near the vehicle with his clothing on fire. Fire extinguishers were used to hold back the flames till Nichols could be pulled to safety.
Nichols was transported to Wishard Hospital in Indianapolis for treatment of severe burns.
The crash is still under investigation.
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