Watch: US state troopers pull man from burning car in heart-stopping rescue

Two US state troopers managed to pull an unconscious man to safety as flames consumed his burning car.

Police Dashcam video showed the drama as it played out on Route 42 in Gloucester Township, New Jersey on Sunday 4 November.

Troopers Thomas O'Connor and Christopher Warwick arrived on the scene to find the car against a guardrail with the unconscious motorist's foot pressed on the accelerator. As flames shot into the air the troopers pulled the man out the window.

State police say the driver regained consciousness and declined any medical attention.

The drama unfolded on a state highway in New Jersey. Source: Associated Press