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Truckers Work Together Use Pry Bars, Extinguishers To Rescue Driver


Hero Truck DriversTruck drivers often do kind things, and most of their good deeds go unnoticed or even unappreciated.

On Thursday, at approximately 2:20 a.m., a group of truck drivers stopped their trucks on south I-65, near the Greenwood exit, and rescued a crash victim whose car was on fire.

The Indiana State Highway Patrol said the drivers used their fire extinguishers to control the flames, while the other truck drivers worked to open the car’s door and free the trapped driver.

Fox 59 News reported the crash occurred under the Tracy Road, County Road 600 North overpass in Indiana.

According to Indiana State Police,  27-year-old  Anthony Ingle lost control of his car and went airborne, hit a guardrail went up an embankment, hit the bridge then erupted in flames.

Indiana Channel 6 reported that a truck driver witnessed the crash and used his CB to call out to other drivers for help.

Ingle was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

To the drivers who heroically sprang into action and risked their own lives to pull the victim from a burning car;  you are heroes.

Source: Fox 59

Indiana Channel 6


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