Cycling champion, Sir Chris Hoy has recently hailed a gritter driver of the Dumfries and Galloway Council for saving his life after his car got hit by ice and got stuck within a snow bank.
The hero, Stevie Fallon, was ready to help the Olympian after the accident which occurred on the A701 north of Moffat, Dumfries and Galloway.
Stevie Fallon gave a lift to Sir Chris Hoy in his gritter back and took him to Moffat where they got the chance to arrange for the vehicle’s recovery.
Taking to twitter, the cycling champion expressed his gratitude and put the mind of everyone to rest as regarding his safety. He confirmed that there had been no harm done to him or his car. He gave a confirmation that on Thursday afternoon his car truly hit black ice and stopped in the snow bank near Greenhill stairs.