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Jamie Foxx shares emotional embrace with father of driver he rescued

One father is resting easy tonight, thanks to Jamie Foxx's heroic actions.
/ Source: TODAY

One father is resting easy tonight, thanks to Jamie Foxx's heroic actions.

On Monday night, the actor pulled driver Brett Kyle from a burning car after a crash outside of the actor's home north of Los Angeles.

And on Tuesday, Foxx came face-to-face with Kyle's dad, Brad Kyle, who thanked the Oscar-winner for saving his son's life.

"To be able to jump in when it needs to be done, but how many of us really would?" a tearful Brad Kyle told NBC Los Angeles. "Whether the person is famous or not, I'm just so happy."

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Foxx told the station, "I don't look at it as heroic, I look at it as I just had to do something."

The actor and dad-of-two later posted about his heartfelt meetup on Instagram.

"Met the father of the young man from last night today," the 48-year-old "Ray" star wrote.

"This is all that matters. That a man, a son, a brother's life was spared last night. God had his arms wrapped around all of us... no heroes... just happy fathers."

Brett Kyle, 32, suffered a broken collarbone and punctured lung in the wreck. He was also arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, police said.

Speaking from the hospital on Tuesday, he said he was incredibly grateful for what Foxx did for him.

"Just the fact that one human being was willing to help another one means a lot to me," Brett told NBC Los Angeles.