Eight Cleveland Police Officers Nominated to Receive Medal of Heroism for Saving Disabled Man from Burning Car
On June 1, 2014 officers of the Fourth District responded to Kinsman Road and East 93rd Street for a serious motor vehicle accident. The preliminary investigation indicates that one vehicle was travelling eastbound on Kinsman Road when a second vehicle travelling southbound on east 93rd Street ran the red light, colliding with the first vehicle and causing it to roll over. The second vehicle then collided with a utility pole.
Officers responded to the scene from the office of the Fourth District to assist and found that the vehicle into the pole was smoking heavily from underneath the hood. Further inspection revealed that the driver of that vehicle was disabled and was secured in the vehicle within a wheelchair. Officers entered the vehicle and tried to quickly extract the man along…
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