This is the heart-warming moment a lorry driver stops in the middle of the road to help a frail old lady cross a busy road junction.
Heartwarming video footage shows cement mixer lorry driver, Manilo Wilson, jump out his cab to help an elderly woman who was struggling to cross the road.
The tear-jerking clip was filmed in Dave Woollaston, also a HGV driver, when he was travelling through Birmingham on Monday (June 3).
He decided to pull out his phone to record the random act of kindness when he realised what was happening.
His video shows the Manilo, dressed in orange overalls, come to a complete stop in the middle of the road after noticing the woman was waiting to cross.
The old lady, who was pushing a trolley, was apparently having difficulty crossing the road on her own, according to Dave, 30.
The dad-of-three says “humble” HGV driver, Manilo, spotted she was having trouble and took it upon himself to lend a helping hand.
Dave said: “She was struggling to move from the pavement. I don’t think she could step down from the curb.
“The driver put his hazards on and went over to help. I thought it was such a humble thing to do.
“It’s something I’d like to see more of.”
Dave added how after the good deed, Manilo simply jumped back in his cab and carried on with his journey.
He said: “People tend to think all HGV drivers are bullies, but we aren’t all the same.
“When we see people who need help then we will do what we can to help.
“We are just like anyone else, we like to look after other people.”
Manilo was driving a lorry for international cement firm Cemex.
A spokesperson for Cemex said: “Health and safety is visible in many forms in CEMEX, but this act demonstrates that it is at its most effective when it comes from our heart.”
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