VIDEO: Footage shows police, people rescue woman trapped inside truck that caught fire

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Warning: The above video may disturb viewers. Viewer discretion is advised.Police in Oklahoma released body camera video showing officers and citizens rescuing a woman who was pinned inside her truck that later caught fire, after it was hit head-on by a suspected drunken driver.The crash happened on June 11 on Interstate 35 in Moore. Police said a suspected drunken driver hit a truck head-on while traveling the wrong way. The crash pinned the female driver of the truck, which also caught fire.According to police, several officers, along with good Samaritans who stopped to help, battled the blaze and worked to extricate the victim from the wrecked vehicle. They used five fire extinguishers and saved the driver. “The actions of the involved officers and civilian motorists are nothing short of heroic,” Moore police said in a Facebook post.The 37-year-old man from California, whose vehicle also crashed into two other vehicles, has died, according to police. Three others were taken to local hospitals.

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Police in Oklahoma released body camera video showing officers and citizens rescuing a woman who was pinned inside her truck that later caught fire, after it was hit head-on by a suspected drunken driver.

The crash happened on June 11 on Interstate 35 in Moore. Police said a suspected drunken driver hit a truck head-on while traveling the wrong way. The crash pinned the female driver of the truck, which also caught fire.

According to police, several officers, along with good Samaritans who stopped to help, battled the blaze and worked to extricate the victim from the wrecked vehicle. They used five fire extinguishers and saved the driver.

“The actions of the involved officers and civilian motorists are nothing short of heroic,” Moore police said in a Facebook post.

The 37-year-old man from California, whose vehicle also crashed into two other vehicles, has died, according to police. Three others were taken to local hospitals.


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