UPS driver, neighbor save teen pinned under truck

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SAN DIEGO, Cali.  -  Dramatic surveillance footage captured the moment 17-year-old Cameron King was rescued from under his 6,000-pound truck.

King was working on his truck last Wednesday when the jack holding up the Chevy Silverado tipped over and the truck to collapse on top of him.

His head and shoulders were pinned in the wheel well.

UPS driver Brian Phillips was making deliveries on the street and heard King calling for help.

He stopped and raced to help King.  Without hesitation, Phillips lifted the weight of the truck with the help of a neighbor.  They were able to free the teen.

KSWB reports King suffered only minor injuries.

Phillips says it could have been much worse because just a few lug nuts were holding the wheel on and the entire weight of the truck would have fallen on to King's neck if the lug nuts came out.

Monday, King and his mother got a chance to thank Phillips.  They were reunited at the same spot where they met by accident last week.

“I’m just glad to see you are alright,” said Philips. “If that truck had fallen completely to the ground I don’t think Cameron could have made it…I mean he’s pretty strong, but that truck is heavy.”

King said he no longer has that feeling of teen invincibility and he is enjoying every moment to its fullest.

 

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