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The Chevrolet hero driver, 27-year-old Shannon Vivar, was praised after the crash in Phoenix, Arizona and has since received a new car

Woman praised a hero for crashing against a & # 39; drunk & # 39; Red Carpet and saving a family of three, gets a new car

  • The moment was captured by a traffic camera at intersections in Phoenix, Arizona
  • A family of three was saved from hitting a Jeep as it rushed towards them
  • The car was hit by the driver of a Chevy Cruz, Shannon Vivar
  • Mrs. Vivar has since received a new car from a store in the area called Carvana
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A woman who was praised as a hero for drunk & # 39; drunk & # 39; rodeloper had approached and a family of three had saved, got a new car.

The heartbreaking moment was captured on camera when an SUV made a career toward a family crossing the road in Phoenix, Arizona.

But just as the Jeep was only to hit for a few moments, a woman crashed into a Chevrolet Cruz, which had priority, against the side of the vehicle, changed its course and stopped plowing it in the pedestrians.

The Chevrolet hero driver, 27-year-old Shannon Vivar, was praised after the crash in Phoenix, Arizona and has since received a new car

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The Chevrolet hero driver, 27-year-old Shannon Vivar, was praised after the crash in Phoenix, Arizona and has since received a new car

Ulysses Betancourt, his wife Gabrielle and their son Damian were on their way to the supermarket after they got off a bus at 2 p.m. on October 14 when the disaster was averted.

The hero driver of the Chevrolet, the 27-year-old Shannon Vivar, was in the vehicle with her mother and son at the time.

Mrs. Vivar sustained non-life-threatening injuries and insisted that she was just in the right place at the right time.

But car salesman Carvana still wanted to reward her and so gave her a new car and a new car seat as a son and a family trip to Disneyland.

The moment the Chevy Cruz hit the Jeep powered by & # 39; drunk & # 39; driver Ernesto Otanez Oveso, making it impossible for him to hit a family of three in Phoenix, was recorded on CCTV

The moment the Chevy Cruz hit the Jeep powered by & # 39; drunk & # 39; driver Ernesto Otanez Oveso, making it impossible for him to hit a family of three in Phoenix, was recorded on CCTV

The moment the Chevy Cruz hit the Jeep powered by & # 39; drunk & # 39; driver Ernesto Otanez Oveso, making it impossible for him to hit a family of three in Phoenix, was recorded on CCTV

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A company spokeswoman said: “When we heard this, we recognized her as a community hero, and when you watch the video, it's so attractive.

& # 39; We wanted to reach this woman and thank her for this remarkable action & # 39 ;, said Fox10.

Mrs. Vivar told the news that: & # 39; I have had a hard time dealing with everything and this makes me feel very good. & # 39;

Ulysses Betancourt, his wife Gabrielle and their one-year-old son Damian can be seen on the right-hand side of the photo on the crosswalk as the Jeep jumped a red light and walked towards them. The Chevy Cruz can be seen coming from the left to make its impact

Ulysses Betancourt, his wife Gabrielle and their one-year-old son Damian can be seen on the right-hand side of the photo on the crosswalk as the Jeep jumped a red light and walked towards them. The Chevy Cruz can be seen coming from the left to make its impact

Ulysses Betancourt, his wife Gabrielle and their one-year-old son Damian can be seen on the right-hand side of the photo on the crosswalk as the Jeep jumped a red light and walked towards them. The Chevy Cruz can be seen coming from the left to make its impact

The Jeep was only a few meters away from hitting the Betancourt family when the Chevy sent the Jeep out of their path
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The Jeep was only a few meters away from hitting the Betancourt family when the Chevy sent the Jeep out of their path

The Jeep was only a few meters away from hitting the Betancourt family when the Chevy sent the Jeep out of their path

At the time of the incident, the Phoenix Police Department said in a statement on Facebook: “A Chevy Cruz hero may have saved the life of a couple pushing a pram through a Phoenix pedestrian crossing.”

Ulysses' sister, Abby Betancourt said ABC15: & # 39; He could have taken the relatives of people, innocent people. Why would you do such a thing? & # 39;

& # 39; I'm so happy to see my brother. I love him and my sister-in-law. & # 39;

Ernesto Otanez Oveso was arrested for drunk driving after the shocking crash
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Ernesto Otanez Oveso was arrested for drunk driving after the shocking crash

Ernesto Otanez Oveso was arrested for drunk driving after the shocking crash

Ernesto Otanez Oveso stood behind the wheel of the Jeep, who was under the influence at the time, police said.

After the accident, Oveso and a woman got out in the car and fled the stage.

When he noticed that he was being followed by a witness, police said Oveso pulled a knife and stuck to the car doors of the man who followed him.

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The 23-year-old was arrested on DUI and aggravated attack charges, but despite a catalog of previous offenses, Oveso was released a few hours later, according to judicial archives.

Officers also found a gun in the Jeep, so an extra forbidden possession charge was added, police said.

The female passenger with Oveso has not yet been located, police added.

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