Woman lifts car, saves dad from death

Woman's adrenaline rush saves father

WRITTEN BY: Sara Hall
A woman lifted a car off her dad and saved his life.
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A woman lifted a car off her dad and saved his life.

A Virginia woman is being touted as a hero after she lifted a car off her father and saved his life. In the woman lifts car, saves dad story, Lauren Kornacki rescued her father after he had been working in the family garage on Saturday when a jack holding up his car slipped, according to daughter Kristen Kornacki.

Lauren Kornacki reportedly found her father pinned to the ground and unresponsive before the woman lifts car, saves dad story truly began.

"She proceeded to lift up the car, pull him out and then give him CPR," said Kristen Kornacki.

Lauren Kornacki, 22, lives in Glen Allen, near Richmond, and is a trained lifeguard.

"It flashed like, oh my God, I'm going to lose my dad," she told the CNN affiliate WWBT about the woman lifts car, saves dad story. "I knew I had to get his heart beating again."

Alec Kornacki is being treated at the Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center. His condition has currently not been released, but he does have several broken ribs, numbness and other fractures. It is not likely that he will suffer any permanent damage.

According to his daughter Kristen, Alec Kornacki is "healing fantastically." His family shot a brief video of him walking in the hospital hallway to display this.

"He is walking and talking and laughing and joking. He's feeling pretty good," Kristen Kornacki said. "He's Superman, that's for sure."

The woman lifts car, saves dad story is rather unusual, but it can be credited to an adrenaline rush.

In many cases where someone’s life is at risk, humans are known to be able to do tasks they are not normally able to do, such as lift a car off someone. Despite Kornacki’s small size, this explains the woman lifts car, saves dad story.

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