June 17, 2021

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Maine police officer, good Samaritan rescue teen from burning car

A teenager was pulled from a burning car after a serious crash in Mechanic Falls early Wednesday morning. Aryn Johnson, 19, was rescued from the wreck by a Mechanic Falls police officer and good Samaritan who was driving by the scene on his way to work. “I’m so thankful that I’m alive,” Johnson told WMTW shortly after leaving the hospital Thursday afternoon. “It’s unbelievable.”Johnson said he had fractured one of his vertebra and gotten a concussion in the crash. The police department shared dashcam video of the rescue on their Facebook page.Police said Officer Andre Chasse responded to a crash and found Johnson trapped inside. As Chasse started to try to peel the windshield away, the car burst into flames.Chasse and the man then pulled Johnson out of the car and carried him to safety. Mechanic Falls police Chief Jeffrey Goss commended Chasse’s actions. “God bless (them),” Johnson said. “If there is anything I can do for them, buy them a meal, I would love to.”

A teenager was pulled from a burning car after a serious crash in Mechanic Falls early Wednesday morning.

Aryn Johnson, 19, was rescued from the wreck by a Mechanic Falls police officer and good Samaritan who was driving by the scene on his way to work.

“I’m so thankful that I’m alive,” Johnson told WMTW shortly after leaving the hospital Thursday afternoon. “It’s unbelievable.”

Johnson said he had fractured one of his vertebra and gotten a concussion in the crash.

The police department shared dashcam video of the rescue on their Facebook page.

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Police said Officer Andre Chasse responded to a crash and found Johnson trapped inside. As Chasse started to try to peel the windshield away, the car burst into flames.

Chasse and the man then pulled Johnson out of the car and carried him to safety.

Mechanic Falls police Chief Jeffrey Goss commended Chasse’s actions.

“God bless (them),” Johnson said. “If there is anything I can do for them, buy them a meal, I would love to.”