Employee Pulls Two Crash Victims From Burning Car
video captured Leang Ear pulling two crash victims to safety.
"Terry" Ear came across a car crash in the early hours of Nov. 20,
2017, he knew he had to act. He was in the middle of his overnight shift
as a METRORail technician near the 66th Street rail crossing, when a
silver car struck a safety barrier. Within minutes the wrecked car became
fully engulfed in flames. Ear, along with another passerby, pulled the driver
and a passenger to safety with just seconds to spare. Both victims
METRO will honor Mr. Ear
for his heroism at the Board of
Directors Meeting scheduled for Thursday, Dec.14, 2017 at 10
Ear recently shared his
account with the METRO Press Office. He said he doesn't consider his actions
heroic, rather something anyone would do. Click here to
view the video.