State Police continue to investigate a fiery Thursday afternoon crash that happened on Armington Road in the Town of Manchester. A car driven by 22 year old Hana Timbs of Palmyra struck the back end of a parked propane truck and both caught fire. Timbs was badly burned and airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital. The propane truck driver, 47 year old Patrick Rutherford of Farmington pulled Timbs out of her burning car. He suffered minor injuries. State Police Spokesman Trooper Mark O’Donnell says they hope to interview Timbs once she recovers.
Officials at Strong list Timbs in guarded condition.
A woman was airlifted by Mercy Flight to Strong Memorial Hospital after a serious crash in Manchester Thursday afternoon.
Police say the women’s car that hit a fuel tanker tuck on Armington Road.
The propane tanker was parked on the side of the road while filling up a tank at a home. Investigators say a car slammed into the truck, causing an explosion. The man who was filling the tank rushed to pull the woman in the car out of her vehicle and across the street.
The woman suffered severe burns in the crash. The driver of the propane truck suffered minor injuries.
Deputies have not yet released the names of the people involved in the crash.