You think all “Florida Man” stories have to be funny or bad, but this one defies the odds.
A family car’s steering wheel locked up while the car was driving around a curve. The car plunged into a lake.
According to WTSP 10 News, the car began to submerge, Andrew Petzold rushed over with his boat to help. He broke the driver’s side window, pulling the driver out. Other people worked to help rescue the family, including the wife and 2-year-old daughter. All three of the family members were rescued before the car completely sank.
“This is just one more example of the wonderful citizens in Winter Haven coming to the rescue without hesitation,” Public Safety Director Charlie Bird said. “This family undoubtedly survived this crash because of these good Samaritans who took no regard for their own safety to ensure the family was rescued.”
Most people are good and a great “Florida Man” story.
[Source: WTSP 10 NEWS]