SAN ANTONIO -

A San Antonio police officer pulled a woman from a burning car early Saturday morning after the vehicle crashed on Loop 1604.

It happened about 4:30 a.m. near the Judson Road exit, authorities said.

Police said the 18-year old woman tried to pass an officer on the highway when she lost control. 

The driver landed in a ditch and her car burst into flames, authorities said.

The officer she tried to pass stopped and pulled her from the burning car.

The woman was taken to SAMMC with minor injuries. The officer was treated on the scene for minor burns and smoke inhalation.