A vehicle caught on fire and exploded on 385 Eastbound and Ridgeway Road, causing nearly everything in the car to be destroyed except a bible, which was untouched in the front seat..
The Memphis Police Department responded to the scene around 2:30 p.m. Sunday, where a 2014 Jeep Laredo left the roadway and went up in flames after a car swiped the Jeep, forcing the car to spin out of control.
According to authorities, an MPD officer and Good Samaritans were able to pull the trapped driver out of the burning vehicle before it exploded.
The driver of the Jeep was transported to Regional One in non-critical condition.
MPD said everyone in the car is going to be okay.
Stay with FOX13Memphis.com as this story develops.
Entire care burned out, but police were able to pull a bible from the front seat untouched. pic.twitter.com/sTEbhsinti— Lynnanne Nguyen (@lynnannefox13) February 21, 2016
Police say a car side swiped this car causing it to spin out. Good Samaritans stopped to help pull driver from car pic.twitter.com/S0JZR6HBYU— Lynnanne Nguyen (@lynnannefox13) February 21, 2016
© 2018 Cox Media Group.