Spring Hill heroes saved a man from a burning vehicle.


A city of Spring Hill employee along with 4 other community members saved a man that was trapped in a burning vehicle on Tuesday morning.

Chris Crumley who is a utility inspector in the Spring Hill Public Works Department came up on a severe traffic crash where a Chevy Tahoe SUV hit head on with one of the two dump trucks that was traveling north on Cleburne Road near Petty Lane.

The SUV then caught fire causing the doors of the vehicle to crumple making them impossible to open, and Chris along with other drivers on the scene including 2 of the dump truck drivers discovered that when the doors to the SUV would not open.

That is when the dump truck drives used one of their dump trucks and a log chain to open the jammed door.

Before the vehicle was fully engulfed in flames the men safely rescued the victim from the burning vehicle.

Emergency personnel arrived and the driver was LifeFlighted to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville with critical injuries.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol stated they are currently investigating the accident.

Thank you to Chris Crumley in Public Works, along with the other drivers for coming together to save this man's life.

Spring Hill Police Department are waiting for consent to be able to publicly release the names of the other people that were involved in the rescue.



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