Man Drives Burning Tanker Truck Away from the Gas Station (Video)

Izmir tanker truck

Hero of the day in Turkey saved the whole neighborhood in the city of Izmir by jumping into his tanker truck that caught on fire, driving it away from the gas station to an empty lot and jumping out at the last moment. His name is Koçak. Engin Koçak. He is 36 years old and has a wife and two kids.

A couple of vehicles also burst into flames during the event and eight people were injured, but they all are expected to be OK.

petrol truck explosion in Izmir

Aftermath. Image source: DHA