Film star Harrison Ford has been praised for rescuing a woman whose car rolled off a motorway and hit a tree in California.
The star was in Santa Paula, north of Los Angeles, with a friend when they heard the crash and went to assist.
Local police officer Matt Alonzo said: “He acted as a good Samaritan, just like everybody else, and tried to help before emergency services arrived.”
Ford and others helped the female driver out of the vehicle he said.
The woman, who was the only occupant of the saloon car, escaped with minor injuries, authorities told local newspaper Ventura County Star.
According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the 63-year-old was driving eastbound in the fast lane of Highway 126 at about 10.55am local time when, for unknown reasons, her car drifted left into the central reservation.
Officer Tom Kirkland, a spokesman for the CHP, said that when the woman put on …