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Jamie Foxx reportedly rescued a man after massive car accident

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Fans label Jamie Foxx a hero after he helped a man outside his California home

Jamie Foxx is more than just an Oscar winner.

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Foxx is now a real-life action hero after he reportedly saved a man from a fiery car wreck outside his home.

According to the New York Daily News, Foxx heard the wreck happen outside the gate of his home in the Hidden Valley neighborhood of northwest Los Angeles Monday night. He called 911, and then ran to the street to see if he could assist. Reports say the driver of the car skidded on wet roads, hit a ditch and rolled the car over. Foxx found the man injured inside the smoking, upside down car.

Reports say that Foxx, worried the car might explode, unbuckled the man, and then dragged him about 30 feet away from the accident. First responders arrived soon after and transported the driver to a local hospital with injuries, the New York Daily News reports.

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The incident had Foxx trending on social media Tuesday morning, with users lauding his actions the night before.

"News Flash: @iamjamiefoxx is LEGIT the most talented human: singer, actor, rapper, comedian, part-time EMT, writer and producer," one Twitter user wrote.

"Because I needed another reason to swoon over Mr. Foxx!!! Now he's a life saving super hero too!" [sic] another wrote.

Foxx has not commented on the incident, and the extent of the driver's injuries were not yet known Tuesday morning.

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Do you think Jamie Foxx should be celebrated as a hero? Or would anyone have done the same in his place? Sound off down in the comments.

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