LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Hollywood actor Danny Trejo, known for his tough-guy roles in such films as ‘Machete,’ helped rescue a young boy who was trapped in a car that overturned in a Los Angeles traffic collision on Wednesday.
Trejo, 75, told television station KABC-TV he was on his way to an auto mechanic in L.A.’s Sylmar neighborhood when he saw a motorist run a red light and crash into another car, which flipped over onto its roof in the intersection.
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The boy, strapped into his car seat in the back of the car, and his grandmother, who had been driving, were both trapped in the overturned, partially crushed vehicle.
Trejo and another bystander – a woman who identified herself as Monica Jackson – teamed up to free the child before emergency personnel arrived on the scene, they said. Jackson crawled in on one side of the wreck to unbuckle the boy from his car seat, and Trejo pulled the child out from the other side.
The actor said he...
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