Welcome

Thank you for visiting paducahsun.com, the online home of The Paducah Sun.

Calendar
June 2012
S M T W T F S
27 28 29 30 31 01 02

Click here to submit an event.

Surgeon helps at crash site

Associated Press

JOPLIN, Mo. - A southwest Missouri orthopedic surgeon who was spending a day being introduced to Joplin-area family physicians made a lasting first impression after rushing to the aid of crash victims whose car had just overturned.

Dr. Andrew Collette, who has been working for Freeman Health System in Joplin for about six months, was with a hospital administrator last Tuesday when they came upon the overturned vehicle on Missouri Highway 43, the Joplin Globe reported.

The car's engine was still running and the vehicle was spewing gasoline.

A teenage boy who had escaped the car was trying to pull others from the wreckag.

Collette and the teenager worked frantically to pull the injured driver, a 49-year-old Joplin man, and another teenage boy from the wreck.

Comments made about this article - 0 Total

Comment on this article

Your comment has been submitted for approval
captcha 75d110a431ba4323a9300644357c8546
Top Classifieds
  • Horse Boarding available in La Center ... Details
  • Seasoned Firewood. 270-243-5815 Details
  • Cash for Farms (270)339-8680 Details
  • HUGE TAGGED ESTATE SALE ESTATE OF JAM ... Details
  • Bedroom Suites New in Boxes. 6pc. che ... Details
  • PILLOW TOPmattress sets NEW in plasti ... Details
  • CHARLES SMITH CONCRETE REPAIR &RE ... Details
  • 375 Acre Farm in Ballard County D ... Details
  • Owner Financing, new 3000sq ft,in Mar ... Details
  • 5 Broiler Houses80 acres irrigated pa ... Details
  • FHA, USDA, VA & Conventional Loan ... Details
  • SEEING is believing! Don't b ... Details
  • '06 Lincoln Truck One of the ... Details
  • Jaguar XJS-1989 $2,500/ Best Offer Go ... Details
  • 05 CHEVY MALIBU $2500(270) 388-5983 Details

Most Popular
  1. West Kentucky High School Basketball Stats
  2. Girls Player of the Week
  3. Gasoline prices going lower
  1. 2 arrested on drug-related charges
  2. PCB oil removed using a unique approach
  3. Conrad, attorney want statements out
  1. West Kentucky High School Basketball Stats
  2. Girls Player of the Week
  3. Gasoline prices going lower
Discussion

Check out these recently discussed stories and voice your opinion...