Danny Trejo Rescues Baby Trapped In Overturned Car In Los Angeles
Actor Danny Trejo performed a heroic act on Wednesday by helping to save a baby trapped in an overturned car following a crash in Los Angeles.
The two-car crash occurred at an intersection in the Sylmar neighborhood.
75-year-old Trejo said he climbed into the damaged vehicle on one side and received help from a woman near the crash scene to unbuckle the child’s car seat.
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The Los Angeles Fire Department said three people with non-life-threatening injuries were transported to a local hospital.
“Everything good that has happened to me has happened as a direct result of helping someone else,” Trejo told CNN affiliate KABC. “Everything.”
The actor added he is confident the car seat was the only thing that saved the child’s life.
“I said, ‘OK, we have to use our superpowers.’ So he screamed ‘superpowers’ and we started yelling ‘superpowers,” actor Danny Trejo said after he helped rescue a young special-needs child trapped in an overturned car in Los Angeles pic.twitter.com/m2GvH2jUOO
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Trejo, who is originally from L.A., is best known for his role in the Spy Kids film franchise, a part he played again in the 2010 movie Machete. He has also starred and appeared on television shows like Breaking Bad, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, The Flash and Sons of Anarchy and in the films Heat, Con Air and Desperado.
Trejo also voices a character in the new Dora the Explorer film Dora and the Lost City of Gold, which is out in theaters this week.
Memes, GIFs and other jokes about Trejo’s incredible prowess in saving the child quickly lit up social media:
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