WATCH: Man rescued just before gas pump explodes

A terrifying scene at a New York gas station.

A man who just missed being hit by a car and burned in an explosion -runs back to save a driver’s life!

Police say a 69-year–old driver blacked out and hit a gas pump, sparking a fire.

“The next think I know, the pump was coming down on top of me.” says off-duty State Trooper John Vescio.

Vescio was able to get away, but then turned around and ran back to save the driver’s life.