Group lifts burning car off biker

A biker has thanked a group including a bunch of students who lifted a burning car off him after he was involved in a crash in the US.

Brandon Wright was pinned underneath the vehicle after his bike was collision with the car in Utah.

The group managed to lift the car, weighing around 4,000 lbs, off the 21-year-old Utah State University student just long enough to enable him to be pulled to safety.

James Odei, 35, a statistics student, said "The danger? I didn't think about it for a minute. All I wanted to do was grab that car and raise it."

Mr Wright said: "I'm just very thankful for everyone that helped me out.They saved my life."

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