Transcript for Dramatic Pictures of an Overturned Cement Truck Crushing a Car With a Man Inside.
Next tonight, a group of strangers to the rescue in Atlanta. Dramatic pictures tonight of an overturned cement truck crushing a car, trapping the man inside. Several cars involved. And Steve osunsami is in Atlanta. Reporter: That sound is a Lexus and its driver being crushed by the weight of a cement truck that ran a red light and overturned in Atlanta. Look in the middle there. That's 22-year-old Bennett alterman trapped and bleeding in the twisted metal. People who witnessed the wreck were trying to save him. And they did. He made it out safely. That's the most important part. God was with him today. Reporter: Police ticketed the cement truck driver. Witnesses say when he ran the light and tried to avoid the Lexus, the weight of his truck turned it over. One of the passengers injured in a second vehicle was a national treasure, several rights icon and U.S. Ambassador Andrew young. He spoke by phone after leaving the hospital. There's a lot that I have to do and want to do, you know, before my time comes. Reporter: Witnesses who came to help knew they had to act fast. Diesel from the overturned truck was pouring into the street. The kindness of strangers was on full display. The young man pulled from the car at this intersection says he is happy and lucky to be alive. These accidents are often fatal. David? Kindness of strangers every time. Steve, thank you.
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