Caught on dashcam, an officer and bystanders free man from burning car

On Sunday 15th March officer Mitchel Veenstra from the Anchorage Police Department was responding to an overturned vehicle which had caught fire. Reports stated that the male driver had his arm trapped under the burning car and could not free himself. Check out the amazing footage below.


As you can see, the heroic acts of the civilians saved this man’s life, and the dashcam footage was released to the public. The four people at the scene managed to rock the car back to allow the man to free his arm and escape from the sunroof.

Police said “Approximately one minute after the man escaped, the car became fully engulfed in flames”.