On June 11th, 2021 at 1:21am Pleasant Hill Police officers along with Pleasant Hill Fire were dispatched to the area of 7 Highway and Short Rd on a single car motor vehicle accident.
Responding officers were advised that an occupant was trapped in the vehicle and the vehicle was on fire. Officer Dusty Hancock was the first to arrive on the scene. In the officers dash cam you can see the engine compartment engulfed in flames and starting into the passenger area.
Officer Hancock was able to free the victim and get them to safety prior to the vehicle becoming fully involved. We would like to thank Officer Hancock for his quick action in this situation.