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Woman Pulled From Burning Car On Side Of I-84

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Traffic camera image of I-84 in Plainville. From state Department of Transportation web site.

Traffic camera image of I-84 in Plainville. From state Department of Transportation web site.

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A Plainville Police officer and two civilians pulled a woman out of a burning car on the side of I-84 in Plainville this morning.

Captain Brian Mullins says Officer Brian Cybuksi found the vehicle in a ditch.

“Officer Cybulski approached the vehicle, and with the assistance of two citizens who had also stopped, he broke a window and was able to extricate the driver of the car by pulling her through the window,” Mullins said.

The woman suffered significant burns.

She was taken to the hospital.  State Police are investigating the crash.

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