MERRIMAC (CBS) – Members of the Merrimac Fire Department were honored Monday for a life-saving rescue after a serious car crash on I-495 in November.
The group of firefighters worked for over an hour to free David Lesiczsa from his car after he crashed into a guardrail. The guardrail had gone through the driver’s side door, trapping the Lesiczsa. He was air lifted to a nearby hospital with life-threatening injuries.READ MORE: WATCH: Drone Video Shows Endangered Right Whales 'Hugging' In Cape Cod Bay
On Monday, he was able to present awards to those who saved his life.READ MORE: Mikayla Miller Death Investigation In Hopkinton Could Take 3 Months Or More, DA Says
“I can honestly say that I would not be here, let alone standing, let alone walking up to this podium, without as your chief said the dedication and professionalism of everyone in this room and so many others,” Lesiczsa said.MORE NEWS: Swan Boats Return To Boston Public Garden On Saturday
He has since made a full recovery from the crash.