Dash camera footage shows the overturned car smoking. Officers then rushed to quickly grab the teens as the car was smoldering.
“Officers Nicholas Schlei and Nicholas Reid were on patrol near N. 55th and W. Villard Avenue when they witnessed a 1999 Pontiac Grand Am lose control, strike a utility pole, and start on fire,” the police department said in YouTube video description.
“All three victims were transported to a local hospital for treatment of their injuries. The driver of the vehicle will be cited for failure to yield and reckless driving,” the statement reads.