72-year-old man suffering medical emergency in car on train tracks saved by good Samaritan before train destroyed car on Railroad Barnes Road in Sugar Grove, Illinois

Modified Date: 
Thu, 02/10/2022 - 4:07pm
Accident Date: 
Saturday, October 9, 2021

Good Samaritan pulls Aurora man, 72, from car stuck on train tracks before Sugar Grove crash

Lewis Medina said he saw the car stuck on the tracks about 8:30 p.m., at the BNSF Railroad Barnes Road crossing, just north of Prairie Street.

Good Samaritan Rescues Man From Oncoming Train, After Getting Stuck On Tracks In Sugar Grove

It was a matter of seconds; Lewis Medina was able to get that man out of his car and far enough away from the tracks as the train came barreling through.

Good Samaritan Hailed as Hero After Saving Man From Oncoming Train in Kane County

Medina was able to help save the man, rolling down the train tracks with the man just as the train came by and slammed into the SUV, and rescue workers arrived on scene to take the man to a local hospital for treatment.

People Involved: 
Lewis Medina

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