Police Officer Saves a Man – level 1

20-08-2020 07:00

It is Wednesday morning. A California police officer, Erika Urrea, is driving her police car. She sees something unusual. A man on a wheelchair is stuck on railroad tracks. The man cannot move.

A train is coming fast. Urrea sees the train. She quickly jumps out of her car. She runs towards the man. She wants to help him.

The man cannot stand up. Urrea pulls the man from his wheelchair. They both fall down. The train comes. Urrea and the man are only inches away from the train.

The man is 66 years old. His leg is hurt. He must go to the hospital. However, Urrea saves his life. The police department is very proud of Urrea. She is very brave.

Difficult words: wheelchair (a special chair that people who cannot walk use to move around a place), stuck (when somebody cannot move or change a position), railroad tracks (metal rails on which trains travel).

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