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New York governor seen pulling motorist out of wrecked vehicle

Posted at 7:00 PM, Jan 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-06 23:50:05-05

NEW YORK — Gov. Andrew Cuomo jumped into action to help a driver on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway on Monday, officials said.

He spotted the accident after he left an event with the Association for a Better New York, officials said. Police hadn't yet arrived.

Cuomo pulled over, cut the man trapped in the car out and helped him to safety.

Video shows Cuomo comforting a distraught woman at the scene.

This article was written by Aliza Chasan for WPIX .