Share this story...
Latest News

Utah officer helping to save lives at crash scene again

West Valley police officer Kevin Peck is congratulated after receiving the Law Enforcement Humanitarian Award at a ceremony honoring Utah’s emergency responders at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, May 30, 2012. Peck was honored for calming and holding hands with a woman who was pinned underneath a UTA bus after getting hit while walking in a crosswalk in December 2011. Peck, who now is with the Salt Lake Police Department recently helped save a woman involved in a crash while vacationing in Europe. Laura Seitz Deseret News

In 2011, officer Kevin Peck crawled under a crashed bus to hold a woman’s hand until she was finally rescued.

Peck told the Deseret News this week that he helped save another crash victim a month ago but in Europe.

Peck says he and his wife were traveling from Germany to France when two cars in front of them collided on a one-lane road.

Despite a language barrier, Peck got someone’s belt and used it as a tourniquet on an injured woman’s leg.

Peck made headlines when a photo captured him with his head under a bus in West Valley City clutching the hand of a woman pinned underneath.


Information from: Deseret News,