Anthony Garcia, who was fired after pinning an unconscious driver to a wall, holds up his work application. (Unique to FOX5). Anthony Garcia stands beside among PCCU Towing’s cars after his hiring.( Unique to FOX5 ). LAS VEGAS( FOX5) -. A tow truck motorist fired from his task after he
states he stopped an out-of-control lorry from barreling into the Las Vegas Strip is gainfully employed once again. Anthony Garcia will be back on the roadway thanks to PCCU Towing, which spoke with Garcia and hired him. He is because of start work Monday.
Garcia informed FOX5 he was ousted from his job at Quality Towing and consequently disallowed from collecting welfare since his managers saw his actions on the Interstate 15 exit ramp to Spring Mountain Road as an use of deadly force.
Inning accordance with Garcia, he owned his tow truck into an automobile that had been taking a trip unpredictably. Moments prior to, Garcia stopped to see the automobile with a motorist unconscious within. He thinks the motorist experienced a medical episode and that his foot limply hit the accelerator.
” [The car] was simply bouncing off walls, and he was picking up speed,” Garcia remembered. “I was thinking he’s going 70 down hill. We are going to have an issue.”
Garcia decided to pin the chauffeur versus a wall to keep it from going any additional towards the Strip. The chauffeur was not injured as an outcome of the pinning.
Regardless of the termination, Clark County Fire Department is recognizing Garcia’s show the Person Heroism award.
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