Article Comment 

Romney's son says he helped people in crash

 

The Associated Press

 

SALT LAKE CITY -- Josh Romney says he was first on the scene after a vehicle crashed into a house Thanksgiving night in suburban Salt Lake, and he helped four people from the wreckage. 

 

The son of former presidential candidate Mitt Romney told the Salt Lake Tribune an SUV came "right past our car and into a house." 

 

He said he was on the way home with his wife and children from Thanksgiving dinner with his parents when the car slammed into the kitchen area of the Holladay home. 

 

The paper reports that Romney said in a statement that he "was able to help each of them get out of the car and lift them down to the ground." 

 

He also tweeted about the wreck Friday, along with a picture of himself next to the vehicle: "Was first on scene to big accident, see pic of car in the house. I lifted 4 people out to safety. All ok. Thankful." 

 

The Tribune reports that reactions on Twitter to Romney's tweet ranged from praise for helping in an emergency to criticism for posing for a photograph at an accident scene.

 

 

 

printer friendly version | back to top

 

 

 

Most Viewed News Stories

 

1. Child dies in morning blaze COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY

2. Columbus man arrested for Friday shooting COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY

3. West Nile case confirmed in Lowndes COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY

4. MSMS director: 'We will be a top 10 high school' COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY

5. Supervisors appoint LINK committee members COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY

 

More popular content      Suggest a story

 

 

Follow Us:

Follow Us on Facebook

Follow Us on Twitter

Follow Us via Instagram

Follow Us via Email