Canadian Collision Repairer Called Hero After Pulling People from Car Wreckage - BodyShop Business

Canadian Collision Repairer Called Hero After Pulling People from Car Wreckage

The Chatham Daily News is calling an employee of a Kent Bridge, Ontario body shop a hero after he pulled a man and woman from their mangled vehicle following a fiery wreck with a truck.

Derek Willemsen, 29, heard the crash from his shop and thought it was just another minor wreck, but then he saw the fire and large truck "straddling" a car and ran to the scene before anyone else.

Apparently, Willemsen got a male passenger out with ease, but in order to get a female passenger out, he had to rip the rear door off.

"I’ve heard some people refer to me as a hero," Willemsen told the Daily News. "I don’t consider myself a hero – I had plenty of help." 


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