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Students Lift Car Off a Utah Biker After Fiery Crash

By SEO Admin on September 14, 2011

ABC News-September 14, 2011-Jennifer Dobner-According to the article, students did not hesitate to help a man that was trapped underneath a smoking car and a motorcycle in flames just feet away. Fortunately, at least a dozen students from Utah State University came to the mans rescue and lifted a 4,000-pound car off him while another pulled him to safety.

According to the article the crash occurred near the Utah State University. The rider of the motorcycle was on his way to computer lab when a BMW was pulling out of the parking lot and they collided. The motorcyclist tried to protect himself by laying the bike down. Unfortunately, the bike hit the cars hood and bounced to the ground, while the rider who was not wearing a helmet, slid under the car. Both the car and the motorcycle burst into flames. A video was shot by a staffer, showing a crowd of people gathering around the burning wreck to help the motorcyclist. The article goes onto say despite the man not wearing a helmet he had no head trauma. Although, he did have two broken legs, a broken pelvis, road rash, burns on his left foot and abrasions to his forehead. The hospital stated he was in satisfactory condition. The driver of the BMW had minor injuries and was in shock and concerned about the safety of the young man after the accident.

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