How do you feel, if you saw 13 tractor-trailer trucks has parked in the middle of the high way and those vehicles have almost blocked the roads?
Personally, I don’t like getting stuck in traffic and it is a perfect way to increase my stress level. I hope you would also share the same view as myself.
There is a reason for everything. Therefore, I questioned myself why these thirteen truck drivers in this story did what they did. when I found out what is the reason behind for parking 13 tractor-trailer trucks in the middle of the highway, I was terribly sad and in tears.
However, these13 trucks rapidly parked under a bridge on Interstate 696 in Huntington Woods, Michigan in the Midwestern United States as per the police instructions.
State trooper Michael Shaw realized that he has to act as soon as possible since he received a call from emergency services. Therefore, he directly connected with one of the traffic cops and requested from him to redirect all traffic. Then what he did next has people across the globe singing his praises.
There was a man who was about to suicide himself by jumping from a bridge, officer Michael Shaw got an excellent idea.
He requested a bunch of truck drivers for support, luckily none of them hesitated and they were so generous even to help for the second time.
To success this task, thirteen trucks were needed. All 13 drivers covered the entire area under the bridge after they parked in the middle of the highway. Due to this brilliant idea, the man wasn’t able to jump all the way to the ground and wouldn’t be able to hurt himself as extremely as he expected.
After a while, the man gave in and was escorted from the bridge without causing any physical damage to himself. Finally, he was assisted by the help he needed.
These truck drivers who were patiently waited four hours is the best example because they are people who can help you with anything.
If you think a friend or family member is considering suicide, you might be afraid to bring up the subject. But talking openly about suicidal thoughts and feelings can save a life.
If you’re in crisis, there are options available to help you cope, help is out there. Reach out to the suicide crisis line in your country.
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I am a Business Management graduate from the University Of Staffordshire (UK) and a qualified personnel officer who completed the National Diploma of Training and Human Resource development at Institute of Personnel Management (Sri-Lanka).
Apart from my professional career in the field of HRM, I am also a freelance writer of web and business contents.