Chick-Fil-A workers already have a reputation for unmatched customer service, but a Georgia teen has managed to raise the bar.
As WSB-TV reports, surveillance footage shows employee Logan Simmons jumping out of a Chick-Fil-A drive-thru window to save a little boy from choking to death on June 26.
“I just jumped out the window and ran straight down to the car. I think it was the quickest option. It was right there and I saw the other car right there.”
Once outside of the restaurant, Simmons hopped into the crying mother’s car, where he saw the 6-year-old boy with a seatbelt tangled around his neck.
Furthermore, Simmons said:
“You could see he was turning red and losing pigmentation in his face.”
The teen saved the boy’s life by using a pocketknife to cut him free.
According to WSB-TV, the mom called Simmons about an hour later to thank him for his heroic act.
When Simmons got home from work, his own mother said he was pretty nonchalant about his efforts.
Teri Simmons said:
“He’d been home for a couple of hours and he said nonchalantly, ‘I saved a kid’s life today,’ and I was like ‘What?’”
After hearing the entire story, the mom was surprised her son was able to remain calm in such an intense situation.
“I’m amazed he didn’t panic. As his mother, I would have panicked. I’d be running around going, ‘Oh my gosh! What do we do?’”
Although Simmons maintained his cool, he said he does “feel like a hero.”