LOS ANGELES (CBSNewYork/CNN) — One of Hollywood’s best-known villains, Danny Trejo, came to the rescue of a baby that was trapped in an overturned vehicle in Los Angeles.
It wasn’t a stunt for an upcoming movie. It happened in real life on Wednesday.READ MORE: Maryann Vallejo Speaks Out After Alleged Arson Destroyed Her Home; He 'Watched It Burn.. I Can't Even Explain'
The actor jumped into action after witnessing two vehicles crash causing one to roll over. The overturned vehicle that was sitting on its roof still had a baby strapped into a car seat inside.
The “Machete” star ran to help a grandmother and her grandson with special needs, both trapped in the vehicle.
Trejo said he tried crawling in through a broken window but couldn’t get the seat belt unhooked. With the help of another bystander, Monica Jackson, they were able to free the child.READ MORE: Sheriff's Deputies Were 'Justified' In Fatal Shooting Of Andrew Brown Jr., District Attorney Says
“The only thing that saved the little kid was his car seat,” Trejo told a photographer on the scene.
The Los Angeles Fire Department said that three people were taken to a hospital. Their injuries were not life-threatening.
“Everything good that has happened to me has happened as a direct result of helping someone else,” Trejo told CNN affiliate KABC. “Everything.”MORE NEWS: Child Tax Credit: When Will Parents Get Their First Monthly Check?
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