CHICAGO (CBS)– Good Samaritans ran to help a woman when her car caught fire during an early morning crash on DuSable Lake Shore Drive.
The two-car crash happened around 4 a.m. on DuSable Lake Shore Drive near Diversey Avenue.READ MORE: Katrina Pierce Charged With Using Names Of Homicide Victims To Collect Tax Refunds And Stimulus Checks, And She Has Gone To Prison Before For Similar Schemes
Witnesses said they heard a bang, and ran to a Toyota Camry that caught fire, with a 39-year-old woman inside.
“I looked at her, grabbed her out the vehicle, and I was like, ‘Ma’am, are you ok?’ She starts crying and saying ‘My car, my car,’ and I’m like, ‘Ma’am, your car’s on fire.’ I’m like, ‘I have to take you out,’” said Mohammad Karan.READ MORE: Man Shot, Critically Wounded In Grant Park Near Roosevelt Road
Karan said he wants to be a firefighter, and he got good practice helping the woman get out of her burning car.
Fire Department officials said that woman was taken to AMITA Health Saint Joseph Hospital Chicago, where her condition was stabilized.
A 24-year-old woman who also was involved in the crash refused treatment from paramedics.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Weekend Warmup
Investigators haven’t yet said what caused the crash.