SAN DIEGO, CA – An unconscious man was rescued from his burning vehicle by a good Samaritan after a crash on Interstate 15 on Thursday morning.
According to Fox News San Diego, the victim’s vehicle was stopped in the northbound lanes near Friars Road when he was struck by a car at about 5:30 a.m. The vehicle went up in flames.
Following his instinct, the good Samaritan and another passerby pulled the man through the window of the burning vehicle, moments before it was fully engulfed.
The extent of the victim’s injuries is unclear at this time. We will update this story as more information about his condition is released. However, it is clear that without the quick-acting instincts of the good Samaritan, the victim would not have made it.
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