Victim pulled from fiery crash on I-95 in Philadelphia

Pennsylvania (March 27,2012)  A 37-year-old man was seriously injured in a single vehicle crash on I-95 South in Philadelphia.  At approximately 4:40 p.m. near exit 19, Packer Avenue, a silver truck erupted into flames with the driver still inside the truck.

According to Steve Kwasnic, a Center City resident who caught the fiery crash on film in the back of a taxi cab, several Good Samaritans pulled the victim out of the truck.  Two of the Good Samaritans have been identified as  Staff Sgt. Krystal Brown and Staff Sgt. Angel Mendez, both of the Pennsylvania National Guard.

The fire closed interstate 95 in both directions for about a half hour according to Penndot.

The unidentified man was taken to the University of Pennsylvania.

The accident is under investigation by Pennsylvania State Police.

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