Actor Jamie Foxx saves man from burning vehicle

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (WCMH)–The “Django Unchained” actor is being credited with saving the life of a man who was trapped inside a burning pickup truck after a crash.

According to a Facebook post by Safety for Citizens, a crash happened in front of the actor’s home in Westlake. The post says Foxx told police he heard the crash, called 911 and reached inside the burning vehicle and pulled a person out, dragging them to safety.

According to NBC, Foxx’s representatives confirmed the actor had pulled a person from a burning truck near his home.

A report from the California Highway Patrol says the driver of the truck was taken to Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center and was later charged with driving under the influence. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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