Mother saves children from burning vehicle in Crockett Co. crash

CROCKETT COUNTY, Tenn. — A woman saves her children from a burning vehicle in Gadsden Tuesday morning.

The wreck happened around 6 a.m. on Highway 79 in Gadsden.

A neighbor says he heard screaming outside his house when a young woman knocked on his door and asked to call 911. That’s when she said her children were inside a car that wrecked down an embankment and was on fire.

He says she crawled through the back window and got the children out safely.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating.

We’ll have more on this story this evening on WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News at 6.

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