(BREITBART) -- An Illinois man is being lauded as a hero after he rescued a stuck motorist moments before a train barrelled into his vehicle.
Lewis Medina was driving with his daughter and grandson in Sugar Grove Township, IL on the evening of October 9 when he came across the vehicle and knew something was amiss. He observed a 72-year-old motorist who had taken a turn off of Barnes Road and drove down the train tracks, according to NBC 5.
The motorist had been driving for a moment but his wheels became stuck on the outside rails of the track, according to Fox 32.
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