Driver takes off after being pulled from flaming vehicle in Oklahoma City

Posted on Thursday, March 18th, 2021 at 8:11 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK –  A woman called police after she pulled a man from a burning car and he took off running in northeast Oklahoma City on Tuesday night.

According to KFOR, the incident occurred shortly after 9 p.m. near the intersection of Northwest 12th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue.

An unidentified female witness jumped into action when she saw a vehicle burst into flames near the intersection. She pulled the victims from the vehicle and he immediately fled the scene on foot.

Witnesses told police the man was burned but not seriously injured. The circumstances leading up to the vehicle fire are unclear at this time.

This information is presented as a way to help keep our community safer and is not meant to be taken as legal advice. However, the Oklahoma City car accident attorneys at the Abel Law Firm have helped clients secure financial compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses. If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident involving another vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.

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