China-Car Accident/Rescue

Passing motorist braves burning wrecked car to save three lives in southwest China

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Chongqing Municipality, southwest China - June 26, 2020 (CCTV - No access Chinese mainland)
1. Various of CCTV camera footage showing car overturning
2. Footage showing car catching smoke, fire
3. Footage showing man kicking glass panel to rescue occupants
4. Footage showing car on fire
5. Various of footage showing traffic policemen using fire extinguisher, water cart extinguishing fire
6. SOUNDBITE (Chinese) Tang Jun, deputy captain, fourth service squadron, fifth brigade, transportation comprehensive administrative law enforcement in Chongqing:
"Because the people in the car had their seat belts fastened, they were not injured upon impact and this helped in their quick rescue as they also helped themselves."
7. Footage showing people extinguishing fire
8. Various of law enforcement camera footage showing policemen extinguishing fire

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A passing motorist performed a daring rescue to save three trapped occupants from a car after it had overturned and caught fire in the middle of a busy highway in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality on Friday.

Security camera footage on the Chongqing section of the G85 highway, shows the van suddenly spiraling out of control and overturning and spinning as it hit a barrier. Just moments after, the car the burst into flames, with the occupants still trapped inside.

Luo Yi, a passing motorist rushed to the rescue and kicked open a glass panel to help the occupants escape the blazing vehicle. He decisively kicked the car's windshield and got three trapped people out in under a minute.

The highway traffic law enforcement department immediately dispatched a rescue team to the site and extinguished the vehicle.

"Because the people in the car had their seat belts fastened, they were not injured upon impact and this helped in their quick rescue as they also helped themselves," said Tang Jun, deputy captain of the fourth service squadron under the fifth brigade with the transportation comprehensive administrative law enforcement in Chongqing.

Traffic police also said the accident was caused by a broken transmission shaft as the vehicle was running, which made the driver lose control.

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  • ID : 8148394
  • Published : 2020-06-30 18:53
  • Last Modified : 2020-06-30 20:30:42
  • Location : Chongqing,China
  • Category : disaster and accident
  • Duration : 1'35
  • Audio Language : Chinese/Nats
  • Source : China Central Television (CCTV)
  • Restrictions : No access Chinese mainland
  • Version : 3

China-Car Accident/Rescue

Passing motorist braves burning wrecked car to save three lives in southwest China

Dateline : June 26, 2020

Location : Chongqing,China

Duration : 1'35

  • English


Chongqing Municipality, southwest China - June 26, 2020 (CCTV - No access Chinese mainland)
1. Various of CCTV camera footage showing car overturning
2. Footage showing car catching smoke, fire
3. Footage showing man kicking glass panel to rescue occupants
4. Footage showing car on fire
5. Various of footage showing traffic policemen using fire extinguisher, water cart extinguishing fire
6. SOUNDBITE (Chinese) Tang Jun, deputy captain, fourth service squadron, fifth brigade, transportation comprehensive administrative law enforcement in Chongqing:
"Because the people in the car had their seat belts fastened, they were not injured upon impact and this helped in their quick rescue as they also helped themselves."
7. Footage showing people extinguishing fire
8. Various of law enforcement camera footage showing policemen extinguishing fire


A passing motorist performed a daring rescue to save three trapped occupants from a car after it had overturned and caught fire in the middle of a busy highway in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality on Friday.

Security camera footage on the Chongqing section of the G85 highway, shows the van suddenly spiraling out of control and overturning and spinning as it hit a barrier. Just moments after, the car the burst into flames, with the occupants still trapped inside.

Luo Yi, a passing motorist rushed to the rescue and kicked open a glass panel to help the occupants escape the blazing vehicle. He decisively kicked the car's windshield and got three trapped people out in under a minute.

The highway traffic law enforcement department immediately dispatched a rescue team to the site and extinguished the vehicle.

"Because the people in the car had their seat belts fastened, they were not injured upon impact and this helped in their quick rescue as they also helped themselves," said Tang Jun, deputy captain of the fourth service squadron under the fifth brigade with the transportation comprehensive administrative law enforcement in Chongqing.

Traffic police also said the accident was caused by a broken transmission shaft as the vehicle was running, which made the driver lose control.

ID : 8148394

Published : 2020-06-30 18:53

Last Modified : 2020-06-30 20:30:42

Source : China Central Television (CCTV)

Restrictions : No access Chinese mainland

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