Barnstable Police Officer and Citizen Pull Woman from Burning Car

Citizen flagged down Barnstable Police Sergeant at crash scene...

A woman may owe her life to a Barnstable Police Sergeant and a civilian good Samaritan after her car flipped and caught fire Thursday morning in Marstons Mills.  

The crash happened on Osterville-West Barnstable Road near Woodside Road.  A citizen at the scene flagged down Barnstable Police Sergeant Thomas Twomey as his cruiser approached the crash scene.  

Sergeant Twomey and the citizen pulled the female driver out of the vehicle as flames came from the front of the vehicle.  The victim reportedly suffer a head laceration but was conscious and speaking.  She was transported to Cape Cod Hospital for evaluation. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on