He could have kept driving to safety. Instead, he put his life in danger to help others escape. That's a true hero right there!
Thousands are evacuating northern California as wildfires rage through the area. On Monday, dozens of cars were trapped on a freeway when smoke from the flames was so blinding that drivers couldn’t see where they were going. Good Samaritan Gerald Contreras came to their rescue. He directed motorists to escape through a torn down fence, and he was even able to record the drama that unfolded near Sacramento. “They had no idea what was going on,” he told Inside Edition. “You could see the fear on their face.”