VIDEO: Texas officer saves woman from sinking car

Texas officer saves woman from sinking car. (Courtesy: CNN)

Body cam video shows the moments when a Texas police officer jumped into a lake to pull the driver out of the car.

The incident happened Saturday around 6:30 p.m. in Sugar Land, Texas.

Witnesses said the fast-moving car jumped a curb and accelerated off an embankment.

Responding officers broke a window and pulled a woman out of the car shortly before it sank below the surface.

The woman told police she fell asleep behind the wheel.

She was not injured, police said. The officer was treated for minor injuries.

The lake is known habitat for alligators and snakes.

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