Burleson – An 85-year-old man is credited with saving the lives of two women from a fiery crash.
The man, who uses a cane to get around, saw the out-of-control car flip over in his front yard. That’s when he decided to ignore the flames and rush to help.
The 22-year-old driver and her passenger were driving around a curve on FM 2738 in Burleson in Johnson County when she lost control and flipped over into Lindell Marbut’s driveway
“Car landed right here, and it burned up right here,” he said.
While his caretaker ran next door to call 911 and get help, Marbut tried to get the 22 year old driver and her female passenger out of the burning car.
“When I got back over here this way, he was beating on the front windshield with a cane,” said Sondra Young, Marbut’s caretaker.
“I got my walking stick, and pulled it out and seen this …