LOS ANGELES, Jan. 19 (UPI) — Representatives for Jamie Foxx confirmed that the actor pulled a man from a burning car in front of his home on Monday night.
At about 8:30 p.m. Foxx, 48, pulled driver Brett Kyle, 32, out of his burning vehicle, which caught fire after it skidded off the road and flipped near Foxx’s Los Angeles home.
“Two witnesses that were near the collision scene ran to the burning overturned truck in an attempt to free the driver,” police told People. “One of the witnesses retrieved a rescue tool from his vehicle allowing the two citizens to break the window, cut the seat belt and extricate the driver.”
A member of Foxx’s team later confirmed his involvement in the rescue to ABC News.
“Jamie didn’t hesitate,” they said. “He jumped out and ran to the car.”
The driver was arrested for driving under the influence, and taken to the hospital after suffering injuries. No other vehicles were involved in the accident.