Video: Jamie Foxx Describes Dramatic Rescue Of Driver Seconds Before Fiery Explosion

  • by: Alan Duke

Actor Jamie Foxx saved a man's life by pulling the driver from an overturned burning car just seconds before it exploded in flames late Monday, January 18, 2016.. Watch this video of Foxx describing the real-life drama.

Jamie Foxx speaks out

Actor Jamie Foxx is speaking out after rescuing a man from a burning truck right in front of his house. said he heard the crash and rushed to help. The truck was already on its side and on fire.

Posted by ABC7 on Tuesday, January 19, 2016

The man he saved was Brett Kyle, 32. His father visited Foxx Tuesday to thank him for saving his son's life.

Foxx wrote about the meeting in an Instragram post: "Met the father of the young man from last night today. This is all that matters. That a man, a son, a brother's life was spared last night. God had his arms wrapped around all of us...No heroes...Just happy fathers."

  Alan Duke

Editor-in-Chief Alan Duke co-founded Lead Stories after ending a 26-year career with CNN, where he mainly covered entertainment, current affairs and politics. Duke closely covered domestic terrorism cases for CNN, including the Oklahoma City federal building bombing, the UNABOMBER and search for Southeast bomber Eric Robert Rudolph. CNN moved Duke to Los Angeles in 2009 to cover the entertainment beat. Duke also co-hosted a daily podcast with former HLN host Nancy Grace, "Crime Stories with Nancy Grace" and hosted the podcast series "Stan Lee's World: His Real Life Battle with Heroes & Villains." You'll also see Duke in many news documentaries, including on the Reelz channel, CNN and HLN.

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