Indiana teen pulls his young sisters from burning van after crash
POSTED: Saturday, June 8, 2013 - 3:00pm
UPDATED: Saturday, June 8, 2013 - 8:52pm
NBC NATIONAL NEWS — A 13-year-old boy is being hailed a hero for helping to save his family from a burning van.
The crash occurred over the weekend in Clinton County, Indiana.
The teenager jumped to action, ignoring his own injuries to pull his younger sisters to safety.
Still photographs show a hellish collision, with flames and black smoke shooting dozens of feet into the sky. From all that, five children escaped with injuries no more serious than some broken bones.
Four sisters praise their brother, Kaleb Siebert, for saving the family. Sitting with his arm in a sling because of a broken collarbone, Kaleb looked as his sisters coloring the patio with chalk.
"Had I not been there, my sisters might not be here right now," he said.
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