Video: Cops pull alleged drunk driver from fiery car

Police and a passerby rescued a man whose car burned after a wreck

By PoliceOne Staff

SAN FRANCISCO — A police officer and Good Samaritan pulled an alleged drunk driver from his burning car following a crash in San Francisco Monday morning.

The vehicle burst into flames after crashing into a light pole about 1:30 a.m., according to The San Francisco Chronicle.

The officer and a passer-by dragged the man out of the car and he was taken to the hospital, though his injuries were not thought to be life-threatening. Sources said the passer-by was treated at the scene for minor burns.

  1. Tags
  2. Police Heroes
  3. Vehicle Incidents and Issues

Recommended Traffic Enforcement, Highway Patrol

Join the discussion

PoliceOne comments can only be accessed by verified law enforcement professionals.
Please sign in or register to view or write your own comments below.