Alec Rex was driving down a busy street in Adelaide, Australia on February 15, 2016 when he suffered a massive heart attack and his heart stopped. He slumped forward on the steering wheel, traffic stopped around him, and a woman came rushing over to his car. “She opened the door and tried to get me out but I was in a seatbelt,” Alec recalls. As she struggled to free him, she forgot to turn off the ignition and the car began moving forward. “The car took off and got up to about 30 miles per hour. She was still hanging on to the car.”

When she saw they were going to hit another vehicle, she let go and fell headlong to the pavement. “It was a miracle she wasn’t killed. She hit the ground and saw me hit the vehicle. She pulled herself together and ran 100 yards.” The young woman was a corrections officer who just left her shift. When she started CPR she was certain Alec was dead. Providentially, an ambulance was among the vehicles caught in the traffic jam. “A couple doctors raced over and started working on me. In the police report it says they resuscitated me five times. READ MORE