Restaurant Delivery Guy Celebrated for Helping Stranded Family on Highway: “He Bought Petrol”

Restaurant Delivery Guy Celebrated for Helping Stranded Family on Highway: “He Bought Petrol”

  • Ahmed Ali Tariq saw a car stranded in the middle of a road and went to inquire about the problem from the family inside it
  • The delivery guy left and came back with petrol for the car and surprised everyone at the scene
  • The employee's great deed was noticed by his employer, who rewarded him handsomely

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A restaurant delivery driver in Dubai is being celebrated for helping out a family stranded on a highway.

Pizza deliveryman saves family stranded on highway.
Tariq holding on to his gift after he was honoured by his employer. Photo: lovindubai.
Source: Instagram

Ahmed Ali Tariq, who works as a delivery guy for Pizza Hut, was on his way for a delivery when he spotted a car stuck in the middle of a highway.

After a brief exchange with the family, he realised that they needed fuel, and it seemed he knew exactly what to do.

According to an Instagram account, @lovindubai, Tariq left and came back with petrol for the car and did not ask for anything in exchange.

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One of the family members said:

"Our car ran out of petrol in the middle of a highway near Jebel Ali Free Zone and a delivery driver, Mr Tariq from Pizzahut approached us and offered to help us, brought us petrol out of nowhere, we couldn’t thank him enough!"

In a video shared on the said IG account, Tarig and the car owner could be seen having a chat as he thanked him for his selflessness.

Tariq rewarded by his employer

The man's kindness did not go unnoticed as, on the following day, Pizza Hut gave him a heroes welcome when he arrived at work.

In a video, Tariq was seen being given a guard of honour as he went to pick his gift from his boss.

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Many also praised Tariq's selflessness in lovely messages. Here are a few:

@saeed_rehman said:

"These guys are absolute legends and genuine heroes for the jobs they do."

@ca_thy1113 said:

"The people with the least means always give more of their time, heart & soul,"

@al_ameria said:

"No limits for the humanitarianism, this is what UAE taught us, also what you offer to ppl, it will be returned to you in anyways. So keep the good deed."

@yvettekikuyu said:

"I think we need a holiday called Dubai Delivery Heroes Day."

@vandana.garud said:

"He might have such a stressful life, but still he helped reduce someone's stress. So nice of him."

Good Samaritan help elderly couple

Another act of kindness reported by Briefly News, an elderly couple was rescued from a burning car by several good Samaritans after their car was engulfed in flames.

The incident happened in California, US, on Monday, September 6, when a woman named Marie Macrorie started filming after passing the scene of the burning car.

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According to Fox 2 Detroit, Marie, a nurse, was with her husband, a retired firefighter, and the two pulled over to go and provide assistance to the old couple.

The victims aged 90 and 94 were lucky to have been rescued by the group, coming from a Bible study.

According to Marie, the good Samaritans told her they felt like God had directed them to the spot, adding she saw strangers treat people they did not know with love.

She said she had never seen such heroism in her life, and it made her very hopeful.


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