BELLE MEADE, Tenn. (CBSNewYork) – Surviving a horrifying crash is nothing to sneeze at, but in this case, it might be.

A driver who flipped his SUV in the Nashville suburb of Belle Meade told local authorities a sneezing fit caused him to lose control of his vehicle.

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(Credit: Belle Meade Police Dept.)

A group of good Samaritans who witnessed the crash rushed to the man’s aid and helped push his SUV upright.

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Just minutes after he was rescued, the lucky driver’s car began to smoke and then burst into flames.

The driver reportedly only suffered a bruised arm the wreck.

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Experts say that if you feel a sneeze coming while you’re driving, try to pull over to the side of the road and give yourself several car lengths between you and other drivers.