CAMBRIDGE (WJON News) -- A fast-acting sheriff's deputy and some bystanders helped save the life of a person involved in a fiery crash.

The Isanti County Sheriff's Office says on Monday their dispatch received a report of a crash on 1st Avenue North near Main Street in Cambridge.

The report was that a vehicle struck a utility pole, and the driver was unresponsive, with his foot on the accelerator.

Deputy Oltz was in town and arrived on the scene first and quickly removed the driver from the vehicle with the help of some bystanders.

Isanti County Sheriff's Office
Isanti County Sheriff's Office
loading...

The vehicle quickly went from smoking to then catching fire.

Get our free mobile app

The Sheriff's Office posted on social media thanking everyone involved with this incident and ultimately saving the driver's life!

READ RELATED ARTICLES

LOOK: The 50 best small towns to raise a family in the U.S.

Looking for the best small towns to raise a family? Stacker compiled this list of the top 50 small towns in the United States using 2023 data from Niche.

Gallery Credit: Annalise Mantz

More From Mix 94.9