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Good Samaritans rescue unconscious driver from burning vehicle

Four good Samaritans came to the rescue of a driver after a fiery crash. (Courtesy: Mecosta County Sheriff's Office)

MECOSTA COUNTY, Mich. (WPBN/WGTU) -- Four good Samaritans came to the rescue of a driver after a fiery crash in Green Township.

It happened Sunday just before 11 p.m. on 230th Ave near 21 Mile Road.

According to the Mecosta County Sheriff's Office, a 26-year-old Big Rapids woman was heading north on 230th Ave near 21 Mile Road when she lost control of her vehicle. Her vehicle then went sideways into the ditch and hit multiple trees.

While deputies were responding to this crash, they were advised the car was on fire and that the driver was unconscious in the vehicle.

That's when four good Samaritans stepped in and got the woman out of the vehicle. They were able to get her to a safe location away from the fire where she regained consciousness.

Big Rapids fire was able to put out the fire.

The driver was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Deputies say alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash.

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