Please note: Over-the-air viewers in South Bend need to re-scan televisions on Friday, October 18 to continue to receive ABC57, MyMichiana, Telemundo, MeTV, Decades, Movies!, Start TV and ThisTV and most other local channels in addition to WBND/WMYS. Those viewers unable to currently receive these stations over-the-air should see improved reception on October 18. Cable and satellite viewers are not impacted.

Further information on the re-scan can be found at:

https://www.abc57.com/news/antenna-viewers-plan-to-rescan-your-television-on-october-18

Tip Line: 574-344-5557 | news57@abc57.com

Illinois state trooper saves man pinned under car

CHAMPAGNE COUNTY, Ill. — An Illinois state trooper is being called a hero. He saved a man pinned underneath a car.

It was a snowy day when the trooper got to the scene. He put his car in park and looked across the median. That's when he saw the victim.

"I made eye contact with him, and within a few seconds. I heard screeching tires, observed a black vehicle sliding sideways directly  towards him and the next thing you know, he was struck," said Brian Scott. "The vehicle traveled down the embankment and they both disappeared from my view."

Scott then called for an ambulance.

He asked the driver of that car and another man to help lift the car. Together, they were able to free the victim.

He is now on crutches and has some cuts and bruises.
 

Share this article:
Save with
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?
Close

0 Comments

Post a comment
Be the first to leave a comment!
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?