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Danny Trejo Rescues Special Needs Child Trapped In Overturned Car

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Actor Danny Trejo rescued a child from an overturned car Wednesday in Los Angeles.

The “Spy Kids” actor became a hero after he came to the aid of a special needs child involved in a car accident, according to a report published by ABC7. The child was stuck strapped in a car seat in the overturned car.

Trejo, 75, and a bystander together rescued the kid from the vehicle. Trejo climbed in from one side while the bystander was able to unbuckle the car seat from the other side. The actor then pulled the baby out of the overturned car.

Trejo claimed he knew what to do because of his work with special needs kids. (RELATED: Car Chase In Rhode Island Ends Following A Crash Into Taylor Swift’s Front Gate)

“He was panicked. I said ‘OK, we have to use our superpowers.’ So he screamed ‘superpowers’ and we started yelling ‘superpowers,'” Trejo told ABC7. “I said do this, with the muscles. He said ‘muscles.'”

“We got kind of a bond. I kept facing him away from the accident,” Trejo continued.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation, but to Trejo it seemed like a car ran a red light and hit the vehicle with the special needs child and his grandmother.

“Pay attention,” Trejo encouraged. “And the only thing that saved that little kid was his car seat, honest to God.”