Brookhaven, GA, April 14, 2016 – The Post Reports – Brookhaven Police report Officer Lois Strong was off duty and headed home after a long shift early Thursday morning, and heading home when she came upon an accident on I-85 southbound near the downtown connector.
A motorist had been struck by a tractor trailer, which resulted in the vehicle bursting into flames. Strong, along with another motorist, sprung into action and pulled the driver from the burning vehicle. Seconds later the vehicle was fully engulfed in flames, Police say.
“There is absolutely no doubt Officer Strong’s actions along with the assistance of an unidentified good citizen saved this woman’s life this morning,” says Brookhaven Police. “Outstanding job. Instances like this do not happen everyday but when they do it’s good to know officers as courageous as Officer Strong are out there.”
Hector Cisneros was later identified as the motorist who assisted the crash victim.