Driver Named Highway Angel for Pulling Man from Burning Car

m-highway-angel-guy-1For rescuing an unconscious man from a burning car the Truckload Carriers Association named Joe Bearce a Highway Angel. Bearce is an escort driver for stone Trucking Co., of Kiefer Oklahoma.

Bearce was traveling on Highway 259 in Nacogdoches, Texas when a sedan traveling the opposite direction came into his lane and nearly hit him. Bearce swerved to avoid a collision and the sedan went off the road, hitting an embankment.

Bearce got out of his vehicle and grabbed a fire extinguisher to fight the flames which had engulfed the front of the car. He was able to enter the vehicle through a rear passenger door and pull the unresponsive driver out of the vehicle and drag him to safety.

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