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San Diego Cop Pulls Driver From Burning Car

February 08, 2012  | 

A San Diego Police officer who witnessed a fiery crash Tuesday night in Clairemont broke the window of a car and pulled the unconscious driver from the burning wreckage, reports the San Diego Union-Tribune.

The accident occurred about 9:25 p.m. at Clairemont Drive and Balboa Avenue. A Chevrolet sport utility vehicle rear-ended a stalled Chevrolet Impala driven by a 20-year-old man. The Impala burst into flames.

Officer Dionisio Medina, 27, saw the accident, and pulled the Impala driver to safety.

Tags: San Diego PD, Officer Heroism, Traffic Accidents


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