The heroic efforts of a Stanislaus County man are being hailed by law enforcement.
Cell phone video shot by the wife of 45-year-old John Phelps shows the dramatic moments when Phelps pulled a man from a fiery crash.
The couple was driving when they saw a truck crash Sunday afternoon off of Highway 108, near Knight’s Ferry in Stanislaus County.
Phelps said when he saw the crash, he knew he had to help.
Phelps, with help from a Stanislaus County sheriff’s deputy, pulled the man out of the burning truck.
Video shows the man was bleeding while people tried to help.
Officials said the man’s condition has been stabilized, and he is expected to make a full recovery.