Good Samaritans rescue alleged drunk driver trapped in burning car
Driver taken to KMC with minor injuries
Last Updated: 210 days ago
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Good Samaritans came to the rescue of a suspected drunk driver and pulled him out of a burning car in East Bakersfield.
The accident happened late Sunday night in East Bakersfield.
According to Sgt. Marvin Casey from the California Highway Patrol, the driver of the pickup truck -- whose identity hasn't been released -- ran a red light at the intersection of Haley St. & Bernard St.
The driver then lost control and slammed into a curb, a fence, and a power pole.
"The vehicle . . . caught fire after the accident, and he was removed by bystanders," said Casey.
The driver was transported to Kern Medical Center with minor injuries.
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