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Good Samaritan attempts rescue from burning car

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - A good Samaritan risked his life to rescue victims from a burning car.

It happened late Thursday, when a sedan burst into flames on the northbound I-805, near Home Avenue.

A driver who saw the flames, pulled over and ran across lanes of traffic. He broke out the car windows with a flashlight and opened the doors, but no one was inside.

Firefighters arrived to douse the flames, as the man ran back to his own car, and drove away.

His identity is not known.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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