Fayetteville Police Officers Pulling Occupants Out of a Fiery Georgia Accident
FAYETTEVILLE, GA - A news report on whdh.com states that Fayetteville Police officers pulled two people out of a fiery accident that was caught on body-camera video recording. *
The video shows a passenger on fire as a brave Fayetteville police officer put out the flames burning an accident victim. The accident occurred in the southern area of Atlanta.
An off-duty Fayetteville officer spotted a wrecked car and then called 911. Officer Maggie Murphy arrived at the accident scene. She and the off-duty officer then opened the passenger-side door of the wrecked car. Off-duty officer Michael Perry then pulled the passenger out of the car while extinguishing flames on the victim. The driver was also removed from the burning car. Firefighters then extinguished the car fire.
Fayetteville Police Chief Scott Gray stated that he was proud of the officers' bravery and quick actions who risked their lives to save the motorists. He also stated that training prepares our officers for moments like this but that it takes courage to put oneself in danger in the line of duty.
Both motorists in the car accident have been hospitalized, and the accident is under investigation.
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