ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (970 WFLA) - When retired firefighter Rich Aikman saw the car flip upside down into a canal on 77th Avenue North, his instincts kicked-in.
"You can choose to stand and watch or choose to do something. So I choose to do something."
He helped rescue a man and two children, one of whom had to be revived becaue he was unconscious. Police say they're all going to be okay.
It happed after a woman excellerated her car, causing a chain reaction along 77th Avenue. Her car also careened into the canal and she was also rescued.