Video shows dramatic rescue

September 24, 2008 6:05:32 PM PDT
A New Jersey man still can't believe he survived a fiery car wreck, especially after he saw the video of the accident. The video shows the car engulfed in flames. The driver, Bob Lewis, said he blacked out, hit a rock and the car flew into the air.

The accident happened near his home in Closter in July.

Five officers came to his rescue. Two of them got into the burning car and cut him free of the seatbelt. Lewis was doused in gasoline.

Lewis spent weeks recovering from a broken collar bone and some fractured ribs but amazingly, he was not burned at all.

He says he still can't believe his luck.

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