Heartwarming Video Shows Truck Driver Saving People from Being Swept Away by Flood after Their Car Got Stuck

Heartwarming Video Shows Truck Driver Saving People from Being Swept Away by Flood after Their Car Got Stuck

  • Social media users have commended a truck driver who risked his life to save three people who were stuck in a flood
  • A video that was shared on social media captured the moment the heroic truck driver pulled up beside a car whose occupants needed help
  • The kindhearted driver helped two ladies to get into the truck while the third person climbed into the back of the vehicle

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A truck driver has been praised massively on social media after risking his life to save two women and a man from being swept away by a flood in Iraq.

In a video that was shared on Instagram by @goodnews_movement, the truck pulled up beside the car that was stuck in the flood and its occupants exited the vehicle through the sunroof.

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The truck driver risked his life to save others
The truck driver has been commended online for risking his life to save others. Photo credit: @goodnews_movement
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The brave driver helped the two ladies to get into the vehicle while the third occupant of the car climbed into the back of the truck.

@goodnews_movement captioned the video:

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"HERO. A truckdriver risks his life to save 3 people in Iraq after flash floods this weekend. "Look for the helpers" as Fred Rogers said."

Social media reacts

Many social media users soon flooded the comment section of the post to commend the truck driver for his heroic act.

An Instagram user with the handle @darinjaddison said:

“Oh, we can be heroes, just for one day.”

@_j.berry__ commented:

"When the car started moving I found myself yelling at my phone. What a hero."

@timbuktor wrote:

"Too bad we gonna se more floods every year. Good for him. We gonna need lot more likes him."

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@so.mmer7730 said:

"Super hero. They all look so calm."'

Heroic police officer saves woman stuck in flood

YEN.com.gh previously reported that three police officers in Michigan became an overnight sensation after helping an old lady who was trapped in her car.

The cops from Clinton Township overcame all challenges to rescue the old lady.

According to Fox 2 Detroit, the cops swam through floodwaters on Saturday, June 26, to get to the lady's car which had been swept by floods over the road she was driving on.

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