Actor Danny Trejo has made a career as a villain on the silver screen, but he was a real hero on Wednesday when he helped save a special needs child trapped in a downed Los Angeles car.
Trejo, KABC reported that the actor "Machete" was in the neighborhood of Sylmar in the San Fernando Valley when two vehicles collided and one crashed onto the roof with a boy strapped to a car seat.
The actor "Machete" crawled under the wreck, but could not unscrew the child's safety harness from his angle. Another spectator, a young woman, was able to get on her belt and Trejo could pull out the child, said the news channel.
DANNY TREJO BRINGS MOTHER COOKING IN NEW TAQUERIA
The boy's grandmother was trapped in the driver's seat and released by firefighters from the Los Angeles Fire Department, the station reported.
The outlet said Trejo was trying to distract the boy while the firefighters were working to free them.
He was in a panic, "Trejo said of the boy." I said, "OK, we have to use our superpowers." So he shouted "superpowers!" and we started shouting, "Super powers, I said, do that with the muscles." He said 'Muscles'. "
" We have some kind of attachment. I kept him away from the accident, "he added.
CLICK HERE FOR THE FOX NEWS APP
According to firefighters, three people were taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The Investigators have not determined the cause of the collision.