How Can We Be Good Samaritans?
A video posted on social media revealed an intense moment where several Good Samaritans saved a pedestrian trapped under a car. According to reports, a pedestrian was walking on the Lower East Side when she was hit by a black SUV at the intersection of Delancey and Norfolk Streets. Apparently, the crash caused the woman to become trapped under the car. At least a dozen people rushed to the scene and managed to tilt the vehicle to the side, saving the woman trapped beneath it. The woman was rushed to an area hospital. Video of the heroic rescue reached tens of thousands on social media and spoke to the power of others to step in and assist when another person is in trouble.
How You Can Be a Good Samaritan After a Car Accident
Thousands of car accidents happen every day. At some point in your life, you may witness an accident. By knowing how to safely help, you can be an effective Good Samaritan. Follow these steps if you come across an accident:
Any of us have the power to be a Good Samaritan, but it is important to do so with care so as not to injure ourselves or accidentally injure the victim further. Take the time to help those around you, even if it is simply by calling 911 and calming down the victim as they wait.