MONTEREY, Calif. -- (KRON) -- New video on Monday shows a dramatic rescue in a burning car where a CHP officer in Monterey likely saved several lives.
The CHP officer happened to be behind this car on Highway 1 in Monterey. A Monterey Herald photographer happened to be behind the CHP cruiser when this played out.
Two women and two young children were in the car.
A 1-year-old boy and a 2-year-old girl were unstrapped from their car seats. The adults appear paralyzed by fear.
CHP Ofc. Kaleo Clissold jumped into action, performing a heroic act.
All four people in the car were checked out for smoke inhalation as a precaution.