Bystanders pull man from burning car

The remains of a car sit along CR 300 W in Steuben County after it crashed and caught fire. (Photo from Steuben County Sheriff's Office)

STEUBEN COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) — Bystanders pulled a man from a burning car, after it crashed Sunday evening.

The incident happened around 7 p.m. on CR 300 W, near SR 120 in Steuben County.

According to police, 65-year old Arthur Hausbach, of Fremont, had a medical issue before crashing the car into a tree. The vehicle caught fire.

Bystanders were credited with pulling Hausbach to safety. He was flown by helicopter to a Fort Wayne hospital for treatment.

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