Watch: Officer rescues man from burning car

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX (WCMH) — Dash cam video shows the moment a Texas police officer pulled a man to safety following a fiery car crash.

Police say the driver crashed his SUV on a turn ramp. Officer Jon McGinley was on scene minutes after the crash and noticed the car was on fire.

Video shows McGinley rush to the passenger side of the vehicle. He then uses his baton to get inside.

“Come on man, get out of the car,” you hear the officer tell the disoriented driver. “Your truck’s on fire… get out!”

Several other drivers are seen running up to the vehicle to help the officer. Together, they pull the 29-year-old driver to safety seconds before fire overtook the vehicle.

Police say the victim was treated for non-life threatening injuries. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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