PALM BAY, Fla. — Dramatic footage caught police officers and concerned citizens saving a driver inside a burning vehicle that had swerved off a road in Palm Bay and onto an embankment.
Palm Bay Police and Fire Departments wrote in a Facebook post that Sgt. Steve Shytle and Ofc. Ryan VanNote responded to the crash and found the car on fire upon arrival.
As flames grew larger and cloud of smoke got heavier, several citizens formed a human chain and assisted the officers in pulling out the male driver from the vehicle. A bystander filmed the entire rescue.
Palm Bay Fire-Rescue treated the man and took him to a hospital with minor injuries.