Dashcam catches driver crashes into police car and bursts into flames

Police dashcam captures frightening moment an uncontrolled car crashes into an officer's vehicle on a busy highway and bursts into flames

  • The fiery crash took place in November at Interstate 75 in Fort Meyers, Florida
  • A patrol patrol of the Florida Highway Patrol had stopped to help another driver
  • Another driver lost control of his car and collided with the Marechaussee's vehicle
  • The driver's car immediately burst into flames and the Marechaussee had to save him

Emily Crane For Dailymail.com

The police in Florida released a terrifying dashcam video from the moment an out-of-control car collided with an officer at the back of an officer's vehicle and went up in flames.

The fiery crash occurred in Interstate 75 in Fort Meyers in November when a patrol of the Florida Highway Patrol had stopped to help another driver.

Dashcam video shows the car of trooper Richard Verbiest on the inner shoulder of the highway.

Police in Florida released a terrifying dashcam video from the moment a driver lost control of his car (see above) on Interstate 75 at Fort Meyers, Florida in November

Police in Florida released a terrifying dashcam video from the moment a driver lost control of his car (see above) on Interstate 75 at Fort Meyers, Florida in November

Another driver, later identified as Fernando Espinoza, was approaching but waving at the last moment of the highway to prevent him from colliding with another vehicle.

The police said Espinoza lost control of his car, hit the guardrail and plowed into the rear of the Marechaussee's vehicle.

The driver's car burst into flames immediately.

The trooper could step out of his own car to check the driver.

The police dashcam captured the moment the car lost control and crashed on the back of a Florida Highway Patrol vehicle. The officer had arrived at one point to help another driver

The police dashcam captured the moment the car lost control and crashed on the back of a Florida Highway Patrol vehicle. The officer had arrived at one point to help another driver

The police dashcam captured the moment the car lost control and crashed on the back of a Florida Highway Patrol vehicle. The officer had arrived at one point to help another driver

The driver's car burst immediately on fire and the Marechaussee had to hurry to save the man

The driver's car burst immediately on fire and the Marechaussee had to hurry to save the man

The driver's car burst immediately on fire and the Marechaussee had to hurry to save the man

When he realized that Espinoza was trapped, the trooper was desperately filmed to open the driver's car to help him escape.

The cavalryman dragged an apparently limp Espinoza into safety on the highway.

The footage was released by the Florida Highway Patrol to distribute the state's motion notification, which means drivers have to change lanes when they see an officer stop on a road.

First aid workers provide a critical service on the side of the road, so go there so they can do their job safely! It is the law, it is courtesy and above all: it is a lifesaver! & # 39; the highway patrol tweeted next to the video.

The cavalryman dragged the seemingly limp driver into safety on the highway after he had freed him from the car

The cavalryman dragged the seemingly limp driver into safety on the highway after he had freed him from the car

The cavalryman dragged the seemingly limp driver into safety on the highway after he had freed him from the car

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