WATCH: Video shows NCPD, CPD officers saving unconscious woman from burning vehicle

Charleston County News

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Video shows officers with the North Charleston Police Department and Charleston Police Department saving an unconscious woman who was trapped inside a burning vehicle.

Pfc. Adrian Besancon was patrolling Palmetto Commerce Parkway Monday evening when dispatch alerted him about a two-vehicle crash near Patriot Boulevard.

Dispatch said one of the vehicles was on fire with juveniles trapped inside.

“Officer Besancon quickly arrived on scene and observed a crashed white sedan with the engine block on fire,” said NCPD. “The officer saw off-duty City of Charleston Police SRO Anthony Powell trying to open the front passenger side door.”

Besancon ran to the vehicle to assist and saw a passenger inside on the front seat who appeared to be unconscious.

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They were unable to open the door because of damage to the vehicle, but the two officers and the victim’s mother were able to pull the victim through a broken window to a safe location.

The victim received medical attention on-site while Officer Besancon checked on the other driver involved in the crash.

The North Charleston Fire Department extinguished the fire.

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