Good Samaritan dies after helping accident victims

Michael Anthony Boozer jumped off overpass to avoid getting hit

Author: Isis Romero , Anchor,
Published On: Jan 30 2013 02:32:37 PM CST   Updated On: Jan 09 2013 03:43:00 AM CST

A San Antonio father has died after stopping to help victims involved in a car accident on Saturday.

Michael Anthony Boozer, 28, was coming home from work when he saw on accident on Interstate 10 near Loop 410, and stopped to help the victims. 

According to Balcones Heights Police Chief Henry Dominguez, as Boozer and another driver were standing on the highway, a third vehicle came barreling towards them. 

The two were not hit by the car, but jumped about 60 feet off the overpass to avoid getting hit. Boozer passed away from his injuries.

“He was a kind, caring person,” said Boozer’s brother, Jason Lovelady. “He would give you the shirt off his back. If you had a problem, you needed anything, he would automatically stop what he was doing to go.”

Boozer worked as a security guard, was a father of five, and was engaged to be married.

“It's still hard. That was my little brother. My only little brother,” said Lovelady. “Obviously, you won't ever see another person like that. He was just a great person, all around, through and through.”

As for the third car that came barreling towards Boozer and the other driver, Dominguez says they are still investigating the accident to see whether any charges will be filed.

The other driver that jumped along with Boozer remains in the hospital.

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