Off-duty Manassas Park cop pulls unconscious driver from burning car

An off-duty Manassas Park, Virginia, police officer saved a driver from a burning car after a crash Saturday night.
An officer identified as Lt. D. Walker was driving on Lomond Drive when he saw a car crash into a parked car and immediately burst into flames, the City of Manassas Park Police Department announced in a Facebook post Sunday.
The fire quickly spread to two additional parked cars and to the above power lines.

Walker pulled over and removed the unconscious driver from the car. The driver refused medical treatment after regaining consciousness, and Prince William County Police took the driver into custody and charged them with driving under the influence.

Thomas Robertson

Thomas Robertson is an Associate Producer and Web Writer/Editor at WTOP. After graduating in 2019 from James Madison University, Thomas moved away from Virginia for the first time in his life to cover the local government beat for a small daily newspaper in Zanesville, Ohio.

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