VIDEO: Exclusive video of daring rescue

Photo from video by Alexander Nemmer. The rescue effort can be seen taking place near the burning truck.

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WIVB) — When motorists were stopped in their tracks after a dump truck carrying stone flipped and burst into flames, some stopped to record.

One motorist captured video of the wreck flaming, and another captured images of a driver being rescued from the flaming wreckage. Larry Coulter, the driver, was shaken, but he survived and was out of the hospital soon after.

STORY | Learn the entire story of the dramatic rescue here. 

“I was very, very, very, lucky. If he wouldn’t have been able to break that glass, I would have died,” Coulter said. “He saved my life today. I owe him eternal gratitude.”

Coulter and the man who rescued him were reunited less than 24 hours after the visual accident. You can watch that story live at 5 p.m.

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