A nurse has been hailed as a hero after being thrown into the fire to save lives from a terrible accident during her honeymoon tour.
Zhou Wei, 26, was traveling with her husband on a highway in western China last month when they saw two cars crash into each other before turning into fireballs, according to Chinese media.
It is said that Ms. Zhou and the other bystanders threw themselves at the burning cars to save four passengers trapped before the newly married, the only medical worker on the scene, gave them emergency treatment.
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Nurse Zhou Wei (left), 26, has been hailed as a hero after helping save four people in a horrific traffic accident during her honeymoon tour in Qinghai, western China, last month .
It is said that the newly married (in the photo with her husband) is the only medical worker on the scene
Ms. Zhou said she decided to do it because saving people was her job as well as her responsibility, local daily Xiaoxiang Morning Post reported.
Ms. Zhou is a nurse at the Shimen County Red Cross Hospital in Changde, Hunan Province, in southern China.
According to the Xiaoxiang Morning Post report, Zhou and her husband were traveling on a coach to Xining in Qinghai Province, western China, on August 30, when a car hit another in front of their bus.
The bus driver quickly parked the bus and ordered all passengers, including Ms. Zhou and her husband, to get out of the vehicle.
But Ms. Zhou and some other bus passengers chose to run to the scene of the accident in an attempt to rescue people.
The flames devour the two cars after they collided with each other near Ms. Zhou's carriage
A total of eight passengers were trapped in burning cars and Ms. Zhou's group freed four of them.
They brought the four people to the side of the road about 20 meters (65 feet) from the accident site. Then, Ms. Zhou gave them emergency treatment one by one, two of them had broken bones, one of them suspected of brain hemorrhage and the fourth one of minor injuries.
Just when Ms. Zhou was treating the victims, there was an explosion in the two vandalized and burning cars.
All injured people were picked up by an ambulance that passed about 20 minutes after the accident.
Xiaoxiang Morning Post said that one victim died at the scene.
Ms. Zhou is a nurse at the Shimen County Red Cross Hospital in Changde, Hunan Province.
Ms. Zhou's husband recorded the aftermath of the traffic accident before uploading images to the social networking site with words to praise his "brave" and "beautiful" wife.
The publication quickly went viral and the public called Ms. Zhou a hero.
Many people were impressed by the courage and kindness of Ms. Zhou when she commented "she has a beautiful face and an even more beautiful heart".
While others sent their wishes to Ms. Zhou and her husband, as a user who wrote & # 39; I would like them to have a happy and prosperous married life. & # 39;