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Bible survives car explosion
01:24 - Source: WMC

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It happened after the car went off the road in Memphis, Tennessee

The driver is rescued and the Bible is found unscathed inside

CNN  — 

Divine intervention? That’s what one witness is calling it after a driver and his Bible survived a car accident that caused the vehicle to burst into flames.

The accident happened on State Route 385 in Memphis, Tennessee, when a Jeep went off the road and quickly caught fire.

Several good Samaritans came to the driver’s aid, trying to get him out, according to CNN affiliates WMC-TV and WHNT-TV.

When an officer arrived on the scene, he saved the driver.

A Bible was also recovered from the car, apparently unscathed by the fire, despite the car ending up a total loss, in ashes.

One witness posted video on Facebook saying, “I just saw GOD on 385.”

Anita Irby wrote, “THE ENTIRE EXPRESSWAY STOPPED and people ran from their cars trying to break the windows and open the doors of this mans car to free him; as they were, the others went up in prayer for God to deliver this man from the paws of the devil.[…] None of the flames touched him.”