• Georgia police said seven officers worked together to pull the unconscious woman from the wreck of the burning vehicle
  • The outcome would have been different had the officers not acted quickly, police said
  • An investigation revealed the driver failed to maintain his lane and struck a light pole and a tree before the vehicle spun

Police officers in Georgia were captured on body-worn camera video saving an unconscious woman from the wreck of a burning car, authorities said Tuesday.

According to a statement released by the Savannah Police Department, seven officers were responding to a reported crash at Henry Street at approximately 11:45 p.m. Monday when they spotted an unresponsive woman stuck in the passenger seat of a burning 1998 Lincoln town car.

The officers worked together to pull the woman over the front passenger seat and out through the back door after learning the front door was either locked or jammed from the crash, police said.

Footage of the incident released by police Wednesday showed body-worn camera videos from the perspectives of four different officers.

"Get back, get back both of you," one officer tells bystanders before helping his colleagues rescue the woman.

As the officers pulled the unconscious woman out from the burning vehicle, one officer tells her, "You're good."

Both the woman and the driver, who had gotten out of the car earlier, were transported to a hospital for treatment of serious injuries, police said. Savannah firefighters arrived shortly after the woman was rescued and extinguished the fire.

"I am so proud of these officers for their actions when responding to the scene last night," Chief Roy Minter said in the statement.

"They literally ran toward the flames and worked quickly as a team to not only remove the passenger from the car but get her to a safe location. Had they not acted as they did, the passenger in the car could have suffered more serious injuries or even lost her life," he continued.

The officers were identified as Cpl. Jacob Davey, Officer Timothy Valmont, Officer Janson Neff, Officer Molly Moran, Officer Sidney Delince, Officer Jason Zimmerman and Officer Anthony Traniello.

Police said an initial investigation by the department's Traffic Investigation Unit (TIU) revealed the driver, 18-year-old Jardon Brown, reportedly failed to maintain his lane and struck a light pole and tree before striking another tree head-on.

"The impact resulted in the vehicle spinning and coming to a rest in the middle of the roadway, where it caught fire," police said.

The TIU is still investigating the incident.

Footage of the incident showed the officers working together to pull the unconscious woman out of wreck of the burning vehicle. Savannah Police Department