An Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) trooper pulled a driver from a burning vehicle on a freeway in Lorain County on Tuesday, October 19, moments before the vehicle became engulfed by flames.
In footage released by the OSHP on Wednesday, a motorist in a burning car drives past an OSHP vehicle and pulls off to the right. The trooper catches up to the vehicle and pulls the driver out, moments before the entire vehicle goes up in flames.
According to local reports, the incident took place at 9.42am on Tuesday on the Interstate 90 near Sheffield village.
In a post on Facebook, OSHP said the driver thought he had a “simple mechanical issue when he saw some smoke.” Credit: Ohio State Highway Patrol via Storyful