ATLANTA — Body camera video shows Atlanta police officers saving a passenger from a burning car.
According to authorities, the incident happened on Lenox Road near State Route 400 around 4 a.m. Sunday.
Police said a car hit a metal utility pole, and the engine compartment went up in flames when officers arrived.
People in the area tried to help get people out of the car, but the front passenger remained trapped inside.
In the body camera video, you can see thick flames as officers worked to open the door. At one point, a fire extinguisher was used to put the fire out.
The front passenger was eventually removed after their pulled through the driver's side of the vehicle.
Three people were taken to the hospital.
One officer's pants were burned. Police said he had minor scrapes and bruises.
In a statement, Atlanta police said:
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