Young Father Runs Across Busy Highway to Save Unconscious Driver in Runaway Car: God Protected Me
February 2, 2023 | Massachusetts
If you saw a car plowing through the snow along a highway divider, seeming directionless, how would you respond?
Would you call 911? Slow down and put on your emergency lights to warn other drivers that something is wrong?
Or would you park your car on the side of the road, race across three lanes of traffic, and then keep pace with the runaway vehicle, desperately trying to open the door until the car came to a stop?
Not many would risk their own life in that last way, but 25-year-old Adolfo Molina of Lawrence, Massachusetts, did, and he’s now being recognized for his selfless actions. The 25-year-old is a father to two young children, is originally from the Dominican Republic, has lived in Massachusetts for the past five years, and works as an Uber driver. As he drove along Highway 93 on Monday, he realized that a driver was in distress when her car kept driving along the inner guardrail, plowing through snow and making a scene. Another driver was filming as Molina parked his car on the side of the road and then darted out into traffic to reach the vehicle at the divider. He then continued to run alongside it, grabbing at the door handle and trying to open the door….(Excerpt from The Western Journal)