Soldiers credited with helping woman pinned by vehicle

Soldiers credited with helping woman pinned by vehicle

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FOUNTAIN, Colo. (KKTV) -- Several Fort Carson Soldiers are being hailed as unsung heroes and now, members of the Colorado State Patrol are hoping to give credit where credit is due.

A rollover crash Tuesday morning in Fountain, Colorado left a woman pinned by part of her SUV.

Good Samaritans that stopped to help say there were at least three men, likely from Fort Carson, that held the vehicle up off the woman until the fire department arrived on scene.

"She was pinned and trapped. She was able to speak and let us know that she didn't believe that she was injured in any way," said Sgt. Sean Hartley with the Fountain Police Department. "However, half of her body was in the vehicle and the other half was out with the vehicle on its side and kind of leaning towards the rest of her body."

The crash was believed to be caused by icy road conditions. The conditions didn't keep the group of unidentified soldiers from attempting to help the trapped woman.

"I mean, at the minimum they prevented further injury. They could have even saved her life," said Trooper Timothy Deen with the Colorado State Patrol.

The driver of the SUV is expected to be OK after suffering non-life threatening injuries.

Since this story was posted, a first responder to the crash reached out asking to recognize the multiple good Samaritans that showed up on scene to help out. That included a civilian woman who stayed under the car, keeping the driver calm while the SUV was being held over her.

Colorado State Patrol is hoping to track the soldiers down so they can be recognized for their actions.

Read the original version of this article at kktv.com.