Dramatic moment police officer drags an unconscious driver out of his burning car without a heartbeat before resuscitating him on the ground in Arizona
- A Phoenix police officer has rescued a driver from a burning vehicle
- Using a fire extinguisher, the officer broke in to drag the driver out
- Chest compressions were then performed on the unconscious driver
- By sharing images on social media, police said the driver is recovering at the hospital
A brave cop drove his way into a burning vehicle before dragging the unconscious driver outside and resuscitating him after not detecting a heartbeat.
Bodycam footage shot in the city of Phoenix, Arizona, shows the officer running towards the car, which has bright flames in the front.
Two officers initially try to enter the burning vehicle by smashing the driver’s side window, but are unable to break through the glass.
One of the officers seeks help from a local and returns with a fire extinguisher in his hands, which successfully breaks the glass.
A brave cop drove his way into a burning vehicle before dragging the unconscious driver out and performing CPR after not detecting a heartbeat in the city of Phoenix, Arizona.
Two Phoenix Police Department officers initially tried to break through the window but were unable to break the glass. One of them returned to the burning vehicle with a fire extinguisher to access through the window
The officer leans one arm through the broken window and can unlock the door and pull the unconscious driver out of the vehicle and place him on the side of the road, a safe distance from the burning vehicle.
At this point, one of the agents in the video hears say, “I don’t have a heartbeat.”
The cop then sits on the floor and begins to perform chest compressions on the motionless driver.
The video was shared by the police on social media yesterday.
Bodycam footage shared by Phoenix Police showed two officers running towards a burning vehicle, in which the driver was unconscious
At the end of the footage, the police officer hears cheering when the driver wakes up after the incident
Phoenix Police said, “This is what we do. In situations where we don’t have time to hesitate, our training begins and that can mean the difference between life and death. ‘
Police also confirmed that the driver survived the incident and is further recovering at the hospital.
One person responded to the heroic video footage on social media: ‘It’s amazing how people forget all the good they do. Thank you for your service. ‘
Another thanked the Phoenix Police Department for the work they do for their community.