Above the Call: Lieutenant saves man pinned by semi-truck

Dec. 10 was a normal day for Avenal State Prison Correctional Lt. John Mendiboure. He and his wife were returning home from the Bay area when they came across a vehicle wedged underneath the back of a semi-truck, smoking curling up from under the hood. There were no emergency crews on scene and the accident, on the right side of the freeway, appeared to have just happened. The Mendiboures went into action to try to save a young man trapped inside.