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Family of truck driver involved fiery I-10 crash thank man who saved driver

Last Wednesday, Sherri Page got a call no mother ever wants to hear.

The call was from Texas Department of Public Safety and it was about her son being in a serious accident.

"When the state trooper called and asked me, ‘Do I knew Jalen Williams,’ I knew something was wrong. I said, 'Yes, that's my son,' Page said.

DPS said the crash Williams was involved in happened on Interstate near the Tornillo exit early Wednesday morning.

The call left Page in disbelief.

"I think I froze several times in my place because I live in Houston,” Page said. “And, I knew I just had to get here and just get her as soon as I could."

Williams was pulled from the truck by three people just before the fuel tanks blew.

"He could have died, and I just want to thank them so much again,” Page said.

"There are still good people in this world, and God knew who to send. Those were his three angels."

One of those three people was Bryan Mitchell, a fellow truck driver. Page told KFOX14 she and Jalen wanted to thank the people who saved his life.

KFOX14 was with Page and Williams when they called Mitchell to thank him.

Williams and Mitchell spoke briefly about what happened on I-10 near the Tornillo exit.

"I'm alive, man. I'd just like to thank you for that,” Williams told Mitchell.

Mitchell said he was just glad to be there to help Williams, even though it was a scary situation.

"It means a lot for you to be scared and do it anyway. I really appreciate it,” Williams said.

Most of Page's and Williams' family live in Dallas.

They'll move Williams there once he is healthy. Mitchell said he drives through Dallas a lot so he says he'll be sure to stop by to see Williams.

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