CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — Police in Clarksville say a car charged onto a convenience store lot, setting off a fire when it struck a gasoline pump. A man walking across the lot was badly burned.
The Leaf-Chronicle reported the victim was able to avoid being struck Thursday morning, but was engulfed by flames.
Ray Williams of the Clarksville Fire Department called the burns severe and life-threatening. The man was burned over 40 percent of his body with third-degree injuries.
Williams said inclement weather prevented a helicopter ambulance from landing. The victim was taken to Gateway Hospital and later transferred to the burn unit at Vanderbilt University Hospital in Nashville. His name was not released.
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