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Columbus Woman Seriously Injured After Vehicle Burst Into Flames

Last updated on Thursday, December 27, 2018

(COLUMBUS) - A Columbus woman was seriously injured after her vehicle burst into flames Christmas Day.

According to Bartholomew County Sheriff Department report, 62-year-old Debra Stephens was driving east on Bartholomew County Road 300 South when she ran her vehicle off the road, through a chain link fence and then hit an embankment along Interstate 65.

Photo courtesy of Bartholomew County Sheriff's Department

A passerby pulled Stephens from the burning vehicle.

She was flown to Eskenazi Hospital's burn unit for treatment.

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