Listen Live on  

Kiss 107

Cincinnati's Hit Music Station

Mom turns self into 'speed bump' to save twins

Mom turns self into 'speed bump' to save twins
Posted Wednesday, March 19th 2014 @ 10am  by Newser Editors, Newser Staff

(NEWSER) – A Massachusetts mom who saw her driverless car rolling backward toward traffic down a sloped driveway—with her 2-year-old twins inside—did the only thing she could think of: "I had to use myself as a speed bump," she tells WCVB. It worked. Mindy Tran of Lawrence suffered a broken leg, and a dislocated shoulder and hip after lying down horizontally behind her Honda Accord, but she slowed it enough that a neighbor could hop inside and bring it to a full stop, reports ABC News. Police then used an airbag to lift the car off Tran, 22.

ABC US News | ABC Business News

Read more from


Recommended Stories

More from Kiss 107