Arnold, CA — 59-year-old Anthony Gutierrez of Arnold is a hero. From his home Saturday night, Gutierrez heard a commotion and looked out from his deck to see a vehicle accident on Moran Road.
When Gutierrez arrived on the scene he found 38-year-old Bonnie Sullivan in the driver´s seat of her Buick that had just crashed. Her leg was broken. Gutierrez pulled her out just as the car´s engine caught fire.
The California Highway Patrol reports that Sullivan, also of Arnold, lost control of her vehicle due to her intoxicated state.
She was airlifted to Memorial Medical Center in Modesto where she remains in good condition.
Crews from the Ebbetts Pass Fire Protection District responded after the accident and put out the fully engulfed vehicle.
Written by Vanessa Turner.