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Bystanders pull woman through window of burning car in Louisiana

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By DAKOTA FLOURNOY

GARYVILLE, La. (CIRCA via STORYFUL) — A group of bystanders and motorists rescued a woman from a burning car in Garyville, Louisiana, after a collision Monday by pulling her through the window of the vehicle.

News reports quoting the Louisiana State Police said that the woman’s vehicle was hit from behind by an intoxicated driver. Both the woman and the man involved in the collision, as well as several of the rescuers, sustained minor injuries including burns, and were taken to a nearby hospital, according to reports.

The St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office shared the video on its Facebook page, giving details about the collision and commending the rescuers: “Unidentified motorists pulled the driver out of this burning vehicle as shown in the video. The rescuers themselves received burns and sought treatment. At another date and time, these citizens who stepped up and saved this driver will be recognized by SJSO for their heroic efforts!!!”

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