HALL COUNTY, Ga. — A Chick-fil-A worker in the Atlanta area is being credited as a hero after he jumped out of a drive-thru window to save a six-year-old boy Tuesday.
"I'm still kind of shocked right now myself that all this has happened,” said Logan Simmons, the employee who saved the boy. “I just jumped out the window and ran straight down to the car."
Chick-fil-A surveillance video shows Simmons jumping out the drive-thru window to try to save the choking child.
"I think it was the quickest option, it was right there, and I saw the other car right there,” he said.
Outside the restaurant, Simmons jumped in the child's car in the drive-thru lane and found the little boy’s mother begging for help. Her son's seatbelt was somehow tangled around his neck.
"You could see he was turning red and losing pigmentation in his face,” Simmons said.
Logan pulled out this pocketknife, cut the little boy free and prevented a possible tragedy.
"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?'" said Simmons’ mother, Teri.
Just an hour later, the little boy's mother called Simmons and thanked him for saving her son's life.
"I do feel like a hero."
When asked if he thinks he might be getting a raise now that he's a hero, he said he might mention it to his bosses.