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Actor Danny ‘Machete’ Trejo helps save baby trapped in overturned car

Actor Danny Trejo played a real-life hero when he helped rescue a baby trapped in an overturned car after a collision at a Los Angeles intersection.

By: AP | Los Angeles | Updated: August 8, 2019 3:00:05 pm
Danny Trejo Danny Trejo is best known for playing the character Machete from the Spy Kids series. (Photo: AP)

Actor Danny Trejo played a real-life hero when he helped rescue a baby trapped in an overturned car after a collision at a Los Angeles intersection.

Authorities say two cars crashed Wednesday in the Sylmar neighbourhood.

Video aired by KABC-TV shows Danny Trejo at the crash scene. Trejo says he crawled into the wrecked vehicle from one side but couldn’t unbuckle the child’s car seat from that angle. He says another bystander, a young woman, was able to undo the buckle.

Together they pulled the baby safely from the wreckage.

The actor explained to a local news channel how the child was rescued:

The Los Angeles Fire Department says three people were taken to a hospital, and there were no life-threatening injuries.

The 75-year-old Danny Trejo, an L.A. native, is best known for playing the character Machete from the Spy Kids series.

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