A Man Saved from a Burning Vehicle Faces a DWI Charge

Sunday, June 10, 2012 - 7:28pm

EL PASO - A man pulled from a burning vehicle faces a DWI charge after a crash late Saturday night.

Police say 28 year-old Joshua Carpenter crashed his SUV into a center barricade while driving along I-10 West.

The impact reportedly caused carpenter to lose control crossing the median dividing I-10 West and Gateway West, where he struck a car.

Police say Carpenter's SUV then burst into flames and a witness rescued him.

Officers arrested Carpenter, who escaped the crash uninjured for DWI.


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