Two Jones County accident victims pulled from burning vehicle - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Two Jones County accident victims pulled from burning vehicle

Photo by Lance Chancellor, Fire Council PIO Photo by Lance Chancellor, Fire Council PIO

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - An adult female driver and her teenage passenger are fortunate to be alive after a fiery crash Sunday afternoon.

The accident occurred along Spur Line Road near Mack Brown Road in Jones County at around 3:30 p.m.

A Chevy Trailblazer somehow left the road, went down an embankment, and crashed into a tree a pine tree before bursting into the flames.

The two females were in the vehicle. Three unidentified passersby quickly pulled the victims from the burning Trailblazer to safety. Both victims were injured but alive. Jones County Fire Officials say both victims would probably have burned to death if not for the heroic efforts of the three passersby's.

All three left the scene before there identities could be obtained by emergency services personnel who wanted to thank them for their courageous actions.

Both victims were taken to South Central Regional Medical Center. The extent of their injuries is unknown.

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