Jamie Foxx Rescues Man From Burning Car

The Oscar-winning actor said he "had to do something" after an accident took place near his Los Angeles-area home.
1:55 | 01/20/16

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Est Text1 plain Jamie Foxx's latest role, real-life hero. The Oscar winner credited with saving a driver from a burning pickup truck that crashed right outside his California home. ABC's kayna Whitworth has the details. Reporter: He saved countless lives on the big screen in movies like "White house down" and a remake of "Annie". Are you okay? You could have got run over. Reporter: This morning in the case of life imitating art, Jamie Foxx is being hailed a real-life hero. The 48-year-old grammy winner was at his California home Monday night when he heard a violent car crash outside. Immediately jumping into action calling 911. Heavy rescue, vehicle on fire. Reporter: Foxx rushing down the road to find 32-year-old Brett Kyle trapped inside his truck. When I get here the truck is over on its side and it's in flames. Reporter: Officers say the driver was headed westbound when he went off the road and hit this drainage ditch so hard that it caused the truck to flip. It eventually stopped on the passenger side right here and caught fire in Jamie Foxx's front yard. I said you got angels around you. You have angels around you. Reporter: Foxx and another bystander who happened to be a certified emt finally able to cut Kyle's seat belt freeing him from the fruk. As we pulled him out, within five seconds later, the truck goes up. Reporter: This morning the driver who's been arrested for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol is in the hospital with broken bones and a punctured lung but is alive. It doesn't matter to me who it was or what they do for a living or whatever, just the idea that someone would do that is so much more than I can fathom. So I just -- all tears of joy. Reporter: For "Good morning America," kayna Whitworth, ABC news, Los Angeles. So glad. The victim is okay. All that action movie training comes into play. Good job, Jamie.

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