Amazing: Youth Football Team Saves Couple In An Overturned Car
The Idaho football team was returning home after winning their league championship when they spotted an overturned vehicle in Oregon. The teens didn’t hesitate to act and quickly became heroes.
After pulling out the driver the boys soon realized the driver’s wife was still trapped under the car. They tried for several minutes to free the woman without success. Using teamwork and brute force the boys rallied together to lift the car to get the woman to safety.
According to ABC News, the Boise Black Knights were on their way back to Idaho on when they passed an overturned car in Jordan Valley, Oregon. The boys, age 13 and under, rushed to help the couple trapped underneath the vehicle.
After cutting the seat belt, the players then gathered and raised the car to get the woman out.
The heroic teamwork was captured on video by one of the players, Regan Magill.
“We stopped because we care about others before ourselves. We wanted to know if they were okay. It wasn’t really something we thought about. We just instantly pulled over,” team member Regan Magill told CBS Dallas/Fort Worth. It wasn’t really something we thought about. We just instantly pulled over.”
As Written By Buzzfeed:
The team came across the accident on a highway in Oregon at dusk Wednesday and banded together to lift the vehicle off the trapped woman, rescuing her and also tending to her injured husband.
Player Regan Magill captured the dramatic save on camera, and Rachel Vasquez, a friend, posted the footage to Facebook Wednesday.
“This is the true definition of teamwork, compassion, and strength,” she wrote of the Idaho team, which is appropriately named the Boise Black Knights.
The young boys showed a level of compassion and initiative beyond their years.