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Dramatic Vid Captures Strangers Rescuing Motorcyclist From Fiery Blaze

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"He's on fire! He's on fire!"

When a motorcycle and a car recently collided in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, flames erupted. In a split second, the motorcyclist found himself trapped beneath the fiery wreckage. Without pause, brave strangers ignored the extreme heat and dangerous conditions and rushed to the driver's rescue. Philly.com has more:

Walter Rivera, 24, of Feltonville, had been speeding his Suzuki north on Wyoming, down a hill from an old railroad bridge, when a woman driving a car made an illegal U-turn, police said. Rivera skidded into the car, sparks and flames flying. The bike burst into fire. Rivera was trapped underneath, unconscious...

John Solecki, a 51-year-old SEPTA revenue manager, was checking e-mails at his Second and Wyoming office when he heard screeching tires and a crash through his closed window.

Solecki's secretary began to scream, "He's on fire, he's on fire!" Immediately, Solecki ran outside and, with a neighbor's help, pulled Rivera to the side of the road.

Luckily, Rivera, who was without a helmet and wearing shorts, survived the ordeal. In the end, he walked away having sustained some broken bones and burns. Watch the shocking video below:

(h/t FOX News Insider)

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