Police officers save man from burning car

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

Combined ShapeCaption
VIDEO: Police Officers Drag Man From Burning Car

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

A daring rescue was caught on body camera.

Police officers in New Jersey were called to a smoking car over the weekend, but by the time they got to the scene in Roselle Park, they found it engulfed in flames, WABC reported.

>> Read more trending news

Then they noticed someone was trapped inside the burning vehicle.

Police officers and members of the fire department pulled him out, despite the unidentified man resisting help and appearing disoriented, WABC reported.

Police said on the department's Facebook page that the man may have fallen asleep with his foot pressing on the gas pedal and it caused the engine to overheat.

About the Author