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VIDEO: ‘Superheroes’ pulled a trucker hauling mail to safety just before his big rig exploded on the Pennsylvania Turnpike


A semi truck driver was pulled to safety by Good Samaritans after he crashed into a bridge support on the Pennsylvania Turnpike on Sunday.

The crash occurred around 1:30 p.m. on October 16 in Hempfield, Pennsylvania, according to TribLive.

A semi truck reportedly hauling mail collided with a support for the Eisaman Road Bridge in the westbound lanes of the Turnpike at mile marker 69.

The truck caught fire shortly after striking the bridge pillar.

In video shared by Facebook user Amy Romig, you can see multiple motorists stopping to help pull the injured truck driver from the cab of the burning vehicle moments before it exploded.

Romig said, “This just happened! (Westbound PA Turnpike in Irwin, Pa.) We are shook. As we pulled away, we heard the explosion. We are hoping everyone involved is ok. There were some superheroes here who pulled the driver out.”

The truck driver was hospitalized with injuries. His current condition is unknown.

See the video below.


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