The accident happened early Saturday morning as Sergeant Jesse Garcia was riding his motorcycle home.
As he was riding home from his shift early Saturday morning Sergeant Jesse Garcia spotted a car on fire in the distance.
When he got closer he saw two teens inside.
Sgt. Garcia pulled the 17-year-old and 19-year-old to safety, placing his hands and head in the burning car to get a hold of them.
"The fact of the matter is that Sgt. Garcia is a hero in every since of the word," said San Antonio Police Chief Bill McManus.
"Never in my mind did I think that there would be people inside the vehicle," Sgt. Garcia said. "And I heard her saying that 'I don't want to die this way. I don't want to die. So don't leave me.' So, I just grabbed her."
"I felt it when it cracked, and it caught on fire," explained Sgt. Garcia. "I could hear it, and I said it was just going to get bad."
Others came out to help too.
Sgt. Garcia said it was an unbelievable site.
"I felt like a UFO had just landed," said Sgt. Garcia. "It was such a surprise. I mean, you're shocked. I mean, I teach over at SAC, and one of the things I tell them is that you never realize how surprised you can be. You have to train your mind to work beyond the surpriseness."
The two teens are recovering at a local hospital.
Sgt. Garcia is also recovering and says he hopes to return to the force very soon.
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