Driver rescued from fiery crash in Ingham County


INGHAM CO., Mich (WLNS) – Some quick-thinking and courage may have saved a life near Mason today.

Just before noon today Ingham County officials say a man was heading southbound on U.S. 127 near Barnes Road when he drove off the road, hit a tree and rolled over into a ditch.

A passerby saw it all happen and pulled over to help.

Investigators say the man helped get the driver out safely just minutes before the car was engulfed in flames.

The driver was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.

Police are still investigating the cause of the crash and are looking into whether or not alcohol played a role in the crash.

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