A car accident in Chester County, Pennsylvania that occurred on Friday, February 8, left two law enforcement officials unconscious. According to online sources such as CBS Philly, the crash took place at approximately 5:30 a.m. in Penn Township near Kelton Road.
Authorities said that both policemen were in the same automobile and on their way to respond to a robbery that was in progress. While attempting to turn, the police vehicle swerved off the road and collided into a tree. Both men become unconscious as they sat there, trapped in the vehicle, which quickly became engulfed in flames that eventualy destroyed the entire front part of the automobile.
Officers who were in another car and on their way to help provide backup for the burglary quickly noticed what happened to their two partners. They pulled over, grabbed a fire extinguisher they had in their cruiser and darted to nearby homes to get buckets of water. Paramedics were eventually able to pull the two victims out by taking off the roof of their car.
The state troopers were taken to Christiana Hospital in Delaware where they were treated for serious injuries. The men are expected to make a full recovery. The crash is currently being investigated by authorities and the cause is still unknown.
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