Chelsea legend John Terry has been praised as a hero for his actions in coming to the aid of a nine-year-old girl after she was hit by a car near his home this week, The Sun reports.
The little girl was struck by a Mini-Cooper near Terry’s Surrey home and witnesses on the scene claimed that Terry rang local people that would be able to help until the paramedics arrived and even covered her with a blanket and stayed with her to calm her down.
“John arrived just after it happened and was at the scene of the accident with the young girl,” said one witness.
“The emergency services had already been called, but John got onto the phone to local people in the area who he knew were nearby – as he thought might be able to help her quicker.
“He then went back to his car to get out a blanket or a jumper, and placed it over the the child to help calm them down.
“He wanted to try and make the girl as comfortable as possible. Then he stayed with her until the ambulances came, caring for her as best as he could. He was only doing what anyone else would have done in the same circumstances.”
Terry has refused to comment on the incident, but it is reported that the girl was taken into hospital with head injuries but has made a full recovery.
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