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Hero cyclist smashes windscreen to save driver trapped in burning truck after crash in China [VIDEO]

Moment hero cyclist smashes windscreen to save driver trapped in burning truck after crash in China

  • Chen Yiyong threw a rock at a windscreen to free a man after a crash in China 
  • The passing cyclist rushed over to help after seeing a small truck and car collide
  • The truck immediately caught on fire and the driver was left trapped inside
  • There are no causalities and bystanders and nearby merchants rushed to help


This is the moment a passing cyclist hurled a rock at the windscreen of a burning truck to rescue a trapped driver after a crash in eastern China.

Footage from the street shows Chen Yiyong, who was passing by on an electric bicycle, use a rock he found nearby to free the man who was knocking on the window as he couldn’t get out.

There are no casualties caused by the incident, which took place on November 26, in Anji County, Huzhou, Zhejiang.

Chen Yiyong runs up to the burning truck and throws a rock he picked up nearby to free a trapped driver following the crash in Anji County, Huzhou, Zhejiang in eastern China

Bystanders and nearby merchants rush over to help. There are no casualties in the accident

Bystanders and nearby merchants rush over to help. There are no casualties in the accident 

Firefighters later attend the scene of the accident which took place last month on November 26

Firefighters later attend the scene of the accident which took place last month on November 26

Those who witnessed the scene rushed to help put out the fire, which engulfed the small truck immediately after the crash.

A video recording shows the small truck making a left turn before a white car comes in quickly and hits it in its side. 

Mr Yiyong told local media: ‘I saw the driver struggling inside, knocking on the window.

The small truck immediately catches fire after a white car smashes into its side

The small truck immediately catches fire after a white car smashes into its side

Video footage of the incident shows the truck turning left as the fast-moving car slams into it

Video footage of the incident shows the truck turning left as the fast-moving car slams into it

Those who witnessed the scene rush to help put out the fire, which engulfed the small truck immediately after the crash

Those who witnessed the scene rush to help put out the fire, which engulfed the small truck immediately after the crash

‘At the time, my idea was to save people first, so I ran to the side and found a stone and smashed the window.’

The heroic cyclist added that he had to hit the window more than once before the trapped driver was able to get out.   

Others who were waiting in traffic can be seen getting off their motorcycles to help and merchants in shops nearby rushed towards the blaze with fire extinguishers. 

Firefighters later attended the scene and traffic police is still investigating the accident.  

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