Watch: Atlanta cops pull unconscious man from burning car

The car smashed through two houses and hit a tree before bursting into flames, investigators said


By Suzie Ziegler 

ATLANTA — On Wednesday, the Atlanta Police Department released bodycam video of a heart-pounding rescue. 

According to police, officers were called to the scene on Sunday after a driver crashed into several houses and a tree. Video shows officers sprinting towards a burning car. A man is seen unresponsive and slumped over the wheel. As the flames grew taller, the officers worked together to drag the man out through the driver’s side window. 

Investigators believe the car went airborne and traveled completely through two houses before hitting a tree and bursting into flames, police said. The driver is expected to survive. 

“The quick thinking, and bravery exhibited by Officer Adams and Officer Todd saved the occupant from a tragic outcome,” police wrote on Facebook. “We could not be prouder of these two officers.”

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