LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The 27th annual Goodyear North America Highway Hero is an Oregon truck driver who helped save the lives of three people involved in a fiery traffic accident, including one driver who was trapped in his burning vehicle. Junichi Shimizu accepted the award and a $10,000 U.S. Savings Bond during the Mid-America Trucking Show.(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050204/GTLOGO )
Goodyear Names Oregon Truck Driver As Highway Hero
On February 20, 2009, Shimizu, a driver for Chipman Relocations, was driving westbound on Highway 12 near Fairfield, CA, and witnessed a vehicle cross the centerline of the road and strike an automobile in front of his truck. The auto spun into the ditch, and the other ...