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Three Good Samaritans Pull Motorist From Burning Car

Last updated on Thursday, April 26, 2012

(TERRE HAUTE) - Three Good Samaritans rush to the scene to save a driver from a burning car.

Chris Essex, of WTHI reports, it happened just after 5 p.m. Wednesday evening at the intersection of State Road 42 and Tabortown Road.

Two vehicles collided leaving a Ford Mustang on fire.

Matt Heiliger, Jeff Buell and another passerby removed James Tanner from the Mustang.

Three individuals total were involved in the accident.

All 3 people were initially taken to a local hospital.

According to family members, Tanner was transported to Indianapolis with bleeding on the brain and two crushed vertebrae.

The intersection was closed for about an hour for cleanup.

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