MONTCALM COUNTY, Mich. — Michigan State Police (MSP) are calling a local nurse a hero after she pulled a mother and child from a burning car after a head-on crash early this morning.
The crash happened on Sidney Road near Stevenson in Montcalm County around 6:30 a.m. Monday morning.
Police say that a 37-year-old man crossed the center lane and hit a Subaru driven by a 29-year-old woman with her 6-year-old daughter riding as a passenger.
The crash caused the Subaru to catch fire with both the mother and daughter still inside.
A nurse driving on the road saw the fire and rescued the mother and daughter from the burning Subaru, MSP said.
The mother and daughter were transported to a hospital in critical condition. The 37-year-old man was also taken to the hospital with serious injuries.
The crash remains under investigation.
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