Jones County child recalls escaping from fiery crash

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A 13-year-old in Jones County says he is grateful to be alive after his father's girlfriend lost control to their car along Hwy 29 South near Spur Line Road on Sunday while reaching for a cell phone.

He says after the car flipped several times, and he crawled out of the window and tried to pull the driver out but was unable to do so.

He said he ran to the top of a hill and flagged down two vehicles. Two unidentified man pulled the injured driver out just before the car went up in flames.

The female victim was taking to South Central Regional Medical Center then transported to Forrest General Hospital were she is listed in stable but critical condition.

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