Actor Jamie Foxx pulls trapped driver from burning car after crash on Potrero Road in Moorpark, California

Modified Date: 
Wed, 03/22/2017 - 8:26am
Accident Date: 
Monday, January 18, 2016

Actor Jamie Foxx pulls trapped driver from fiery crash in Moorpark, California

Jamie Foxx pulled a man from a burning car after a fiery crash in Moorpark Monday night, the California Highway Patrol said.The CHP said the driver, identified as 32-year-old Brett Kyle, drove his 2007 Toyota Tacoma into a drainage ditch around 8:30 p.m.The wreck happened near Foxx's home, according to ABC News.The car, which was traveling at a high rate of speed westbound on Potrero Road east of Hidden Valley Road, struck a drainage pipe and concrete, causing it to roll over multiple times, authorities said. The vehicle ended up on its passenger side and caught fire, trapping Kyle inside.Two civilian witnesses who were near the scene ran to the car to try and free Kyle. The two broke the car window using some type of tool, cut the seat belt and pulled Kyle out to safety, police said.The CHP confirmed that one of the Good Samaritans was Foxx."Jamie didn't hesitate. He jumped out and ran to the car," a member of Foxx's publicity team told ABC News.

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Jamie Foxx saves driver from burning car outside California home

The actor ran to the scene and saw the driver in distress inside the flipped-over and smoking car, the website said. Apparently the driver skidded on wet roads, hit a ditch and flipped upside down, TMZ said. Worried the vehicle might explode, Foxx reportedly unbuckled the driver and dragged the man about 30 feet away from the accident. The actor already had called 911, so first responders arrived a short time later and transported the victim to a hospital with injuries, TMZ said.

People Involved: 
Brett Kyle
Jamie Foxx
Roadway: 
Potrero Road

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