Police in Las Vegas have released a video showing a police officer and a good Samaritan helping save a driver from a smoking car moments before it burst into flames.

In the video of the Friday incident, released by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, a crashed white sedan can be seen on fire before a police officer and a bystander help pull the driver out of a car and drag the individual to safety. 

The incident took place near Las Vegas Boulevard and Siegfried and Roy Drive near the Venetian and Mirage hotels on the Las Vegas Strip