Good Samaritans rescue teen from fiery wreck in Chicago

CHICAGO -- A teenage boy is in stable condition after good Samaritans pulled him from a fiery wreck on Lake Shore Drive Saturday morning.

PHOTOS: Fiery crash on Lake Shore Drive leaves 1 injured

ABC7 Eyewitness News was among the first on the scene when 17-year-old Erik DePillars was trapped in his SUV after crashing into a tree in the southbound lanes of Lake Shore Drive near McCormick Place around 10 a.m. Saturday.

ABC7 news photographer John Truitt used his fire extinguisher, as flames engulfed the car right after DePillars was rescued.

Erik DePillars

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