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Passerby provided life-saving first aid to trucker wrecked after motorist’s poor merge 


A Good Samaritan helped save the life of a trucker after a wreck with a poorly merging motorist in Indiana on Tuesday morning. 

The wreck happened on October 4th at 8:00 a.m. at mile marker 23 on westbound Interstate 70 near the Brazil exit in Indiana. 

According to My Wabash Valley News, a Honda driven by a 78-year-old woman was attempting to merge into traffic and reportedly did not see the semi truck. The Honda then sideswiped the tractor trailer, causing the car to spin out and the semi to veer onto the north side of I-70. The truck then overturned onto the driver’s side and the car came to a rest facing east in the westbound lane.

The trucker was trapped inside of the wrecked truck, but a passing motorist stopped to render aid to the stuck driver. The Good Samaritan then provided lifesaving first aid to the driver until first responders arrived. Crews were then able to extricate the driver and they were flown to a nearby hospital for medical care. 

The truck driver was later flown to a hospital in Indianapolis for further care. No further information about their current condition has been provided.


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