WINNIE, Texas (AP) — Two sheriff's deputies saved a man from a burning vehicle in southeast Texas during a dramatic rescue captured on video.
Chambers County Sheriff Brian Hawthorne says the driver was critically hurt when his vehicle overturned and caught fire last week near Winnie, a community about 50 miles (80 kilometers) east of Houston.
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Bodycam video shows the deputies pulling the unconscious man from the burning vehicle while his abdomen and legs are on fire. The deputies then place the victim in a nearby puddle to douse the flames with water.
The deputies involved were Braedon Boznango and Carlton Carrington. Neither was injured.
The driver was airlifted to a Houston hospital. His name and details about his condition haven't been released.