Highway Hero recounts rescue under burning fuel tanker

| April 08, 2014



When he came upon another trucker who had fallen from his truck that was hanging over the side of a freeway overpass, Ivan Vasovic sprang into action.

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What transpired was “really like Hollywood movies,” Vasovic recalled after accepting the 31stGoodyear North America Highway Hero Award during the Mid-America Trucking Show.

Vasovic tells his full story in this illustrated video, which includes the announcement of his honor during the show.

Vasovic received $5,000, a trophy and a ring from Goodyear. The three other finalists for the honor, Tim Horton, Brian Dunn and Scott Rosenberg, received $2,500 each.

  • Clyde

    Great job !!!!!!!!!

  • whyismycachealwaysclearing

    Good on him, find those eastern European types to be hit or miss, this guys a hit FYI.

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