Man catches on fire after car crashes into gas pump

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fireCLARKSVILLE, TN – Tennessee authorities say a man saved his own life by doing something children learn at an early age.

This surveillance video from a Clarksville, Tennessee shows a car suddenly go flying into oncoming traffic and smash into a gas pump, causing it to burst into flames.

Chris Porter was standing near the pump at the time of the fiery crash, his legs caught on fire.

Thanks to Porter’s quick thinking stop, drop and roll saved his life.

He suffered burns on 40% of his body and remains in critical but stable condition.