DUBOIS CO.,, IN (WFIE) - Two people suffered injuries after their vehicle caught fire early Sunday.
The Dubois County Sheriff’s Department says a Nissan SUV went off 15th Street, near the Patoka River bridge, around 3 a.m. Sunday. After leaving the roadway the SUV hit a tree and continued moving for a little bit before finally coming to a stop.
The SUV then caught fire after it stopped on a chain link fence.
According to the sheriff’s department news release, the driver, who suffered a fractured femur, was able to escape the burning SUV on their own. The passenger, who suffered multiple injuries, was pulled from the vehicle by Jasper Police Officers.