Ellsworth Officer Saved Motorist’s Life

Updated 3 years ago

A police officer in Ellsworth is being credited with saving a man who was trapped in a burning car.Police say they received a report that a car had driven off Bayside Road early Sunday morning and was beginning to burn, with the driver trapped inside.Bystanders were unable to reach the driver.Officer Andrew Weatherbee used his collapsible baton to break the vehicle’s rear window, and then was able to to pull the man from the car as the flames spread.33-year old Shaun Parsons of Tremont was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries.


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