Orlando, FL – Several police officers from the Orlando Police Department are being credited with saving the lives of a father and a four-year-0ld boy who were trapped in a submerged vehicle.
Body cam footage shows a 12-year-old boy crying and begging police to help his father and his brother out of the vehicle, which was upside down in a retention pond near Lee Vista Boulevard and Vista East Parkway. The 44-year-old father was driving a Nissan Sentra when reportedly an animal ran out into the roadway. He swerved to avoid a collision, but lost control, hit a curb, and drove over the median and into the pond.
A bystander witnessed the collision and rushed to help [...]
PHILLIPS COUNTY, Kan. A Deputy Sheriff is being hailed as a hero for the rescue of two small children after stopping to assist a disabled vehicle started a chain of events that would see multiple vehicles totaled on November 4th.
The chaotic scene that greeted other officers and emergency personnel was something that would make many fear the worst, but thanks to deputy John Miner, two lives were saved as a semi-trailer plowed into his patrol car, sending it into the ditch. Following that, the semi continued on, hitting two other vehicles, which soon burst into flames.