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.

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