A police officer who drove out to investigate a vehicle collision in Hurst, TX, narrowly avoided being seriously injured in a fiery house explosion at the scene of the crash.
In new dashcam footage from the April 7 incident, Officer Travis Hiser can be seen approaching the home in question when a sudden blast of flames erupts out of it toward him. The house had been hit by a car that reportedly severed its primary gas line, allowing gas to build up inside the residence.
The driver was arrested at the scene, reports Time .
Hiser and the other officer on the scene, Corporal Ryan Tooker, were treated for minor injuries at a local hospital. The three people inside the house were injured but are expected to recover.
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