On March, 26, 2016 the life saving efforts of a Harlingen, Tx. Police officer who arrived quickly on the scene of a one car motor vehicle accident saved the life of a female motorist. Harlingen Police Department
On Saturday, March 26, 2016 at approximately 11:48AM, Harlingen Police responded to the 3200 block of Wilson Road in reference to a 1 vehicle rollover accident.
When Officers arrived they found a tan Lincoln 4-door car rolled over on its side next to an office building. The driver, a female in her early 30s, was found bleeding profusely from her left leg that was severed in the crash. Officers performed life-saving measures by placing a tourniquet on the drivers injured leg, stopping the bleeding. The driver was transported to Valley Baptist Medical Center in serious condition.
No one else was in the vehicle at the time of the crash and no charges have been filed at this time. The Harlingen Police Department is continuing to investigate the cause of the crash.