ONLY ON ABC7NEWS.COM: Clayton Valley Constitution HS soccer participant rescues crash victims trapped in overturned SUV


CONCORD, Calif. (KGO) — Rayshawn Jackson spent Saturday doing drills at a soccer camp in Sacramento.

The 17-year-old performs Varsity extensive Receiver at Clayton Valley Constitution Excessive in Harmony.

On the way in which again dwelling to Pittsburg, Rayshawn Jackson and his mother Tracee Tillman noticed an SUV driving uncontrolled on Freeway 160 within the Delta.

“It was coming towards us. The particular person turned the wheel to the appropriate and it flew off the sting of the cliff,” Rayshawn stated.

Tracee pulled over and seconds later Rayshawn jumped into motion to rescue these trapped contained in the SUV which had flipped over twice down an embankment.

“I used to be praying everybody was protected, nobody severely injured or lifeless,” Rayshawn stated.

That is when he acquired on prime of the SUV and commenced pulling folks to security.

“I am taking a look at Rayshawn…is the fuel tank going to blow up? An excessive amount of glass I did not need him to chop himself,” Tracee stated.

Rayshawn and his mother helped the injured driver till paramedics arrived.

Clayton Valley’s soccer coach Tim Murphy is not stunned Rayshawn was so courageous.

“I anticipate nothing much less from him,” he stated. “He is a type of youngsters who’s going to step up, be the man, he is the definition of a person, a man you need in your soccer group.”

Rayshawn does not think about himself a hero, however his mother does.

“He is that kind of child,” she stated. “He likes to assist folks, that is my boy.”

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