7. Nov 2017 02:53, allautotool
Towtruck operator Steve Matchett stands beside the rig that helped save Edyta Tobiasz's life
after a tractor trailer landed on top of her car Monday at the 403 and Dundas St. Matchett's
expertise was of great value during the rescue operation.
The tractor trailer that weighed nearly 14,000 kilograms lay precariously on top of Tobiaszâ€™s car
in a deep ditch, but the ground was too wet and soft, which meant he needed to extend the boom
while parked on the road.
Matchett was also nervous, but felt confident because a few years earlier he lifted a fire truck off
a car with a woman trapped inside Autel MaxiSys MS906BT. She broke her pelvis, but lived.
After the quick chat with Tobiasz, Matchett removed himself to the ditch and began lifting the
truck with the remote control. One of the senior firefighters stood by with an air horn, which
would go off if work had to be stopped instantly.
Then the firefighters went to work, scurrying under the low-hanging trailer to cut the driverâ€™s
side door off before paramedics swooped in and slid Tobiasz onto a spinal board. She had only
â€œI thank God for my second life,Tobiasz said to CTV Toronto on Tuesday, â€œIt is a miracle.
Matchett was part of a delicately coordinated dance that saved Edyta Tobiaszâ€™s life OBD Tool, but it had to
â€œIâ€™m nobodyâ€™s hero for Godâ€™s sake,Matchett said. â€œYou just do what you gotta do when you
gotta do it.