Nick McDonald, who lives nearby and ran outside as soon as he heard the accident, had one thought: He had to help.
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Police in Land O' Lakes, Florida, worked quickly to rescue a woman from a burning car after she crashed head-on with another vehicle.
When police officers responding to the scene of a car crash searched the vehicle, they found something very unexpected.
Thankfully no one was reported injured, and the oncoming car managed to pull off the road in time to avoid the parked police car.
Police officers trying to catch a dog running on a highway were led to the scene of a serious car accident.
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The two officers plunged into the cold, chest-deep water and swam out to the car, which was steadily sinking.
A group of illegal immigrants attempting to leave a Texas border town by air ended up crash landing instead.
Since the accident, Marissa has had surgery on her leg and is healing, while mom Dawn has a long road to recovery ahead of her.
'I am humbled by the response. It is something I never expected. My preoccupation on the day was to help and unfortunately got injured in the process.'
The damage to the car from the collision looks catastrophic - but someone was watching out for the people involved.
The vehicle was then taken to the Troup County Sheriff's Office to be examined by experts, and it was holding a few secrets.
An Idaho state trooper had a close call as he was helping a motorist with a flat tire. His dashcam caught the dramatic moment.
Police later said that, while the driver who hit the teen was determined to be at fault, no criminal charges were made.
While the unnamed woman did complain of some head and rib pain, that was a far better outcome than anyone could have hoped for.
Despite the initial error in judgment, Laura Larsen was able to quickly do exactly what needed to be done once she realized her predicament.
The accident remains under investigation, and authorities have secured video of the incident from a car that was driving behind the bus.
While some have addressed Anders as a hero, in true hero fashion, he sees his actions as merely part of the job.
The two officers approached the driver, who was unresponsive, and wrestled him out of the car while the flames threatened them all.
The other heroes included a truck driver, an assistant fire chief, a former volunteer firefighter, a medical student and an NYPD officer.
Amazon also recognized their employee's lifesaving efforts and work by awarding Sherman with August's Driver of the Month award.