Bystanders put out car crash fire in Wash.

Bystanders put out car crash fire in Wash.

Bystanders put out car crash fire in Wash.

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by Cornelius Swart, KGW Staff

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Posted on September 24, 2013 at 12:11 PM

Updated Tuesday, Sep 24 at 1:42 PM

LONGVIEW, Wash -- A car crashed through a utility box, careened off an apartment building and hit a parked car before catching fire Tuesday, Longview police said.

Firefighters arrived on the scene at the 1900 block of 33rd Avenue to find that bystanders had pulled the driver from the vehicle. They had also put out the  fire in the driver's vehilce and another fire that had started in the nearby parked car, firefighters said.

The driver was taken  to St. John Medical Center in Longview with minor injuries. Dispatchers reported that the driver may have suffered a seizure before the accident.

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