WATCH: Body camera footage shows SAPD officers rescuing passengers from burning vehicle

Body camera footage shows a first hand look at the scene in full

SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Police Department has released new body camera footage of officers rescuing passengers from a burning vehicle Monday on the city’s West Side.

According to police, the vehicle was hit by an SUV that ran a red light at 9 p.m. near the intersection of Callaghan and Culebra Road.

New body camera footage released by SAPD to KSAT shows firsthand what officers on the ground saw during the incident.

Officers who responded to the crash found the vehicle in flames. The officers put out the fire and rescued the passengers from inside the vehicle.

According to police, the passengers were taken to University Hospital as a precaution but were not seriously injured.

You can watch the dramatic video in the player above.

On Tuesday, San Antonio police released other footage of the fiery crash and interviewed the responding officers who recalled the intense situation.

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About the Authors:

Jakob Rodriguez is a digital journalist at KSAT 12. He's a graduate of Texas State University, where he served as the editor-in-chief of the student-run newspaper, The University Star.

Rebecca Salinas has worked as a digital journalist in San Antonio for six years. Her skills include content management, engagement and reporting.