Teen Thinks He Sees Drunk Driver on the Road. Then He Sees What the Man is Really Aiming For.

Teen Thinks He Sees Drunk Driver on the Road. Then He Sees What the Man is Really Aiming For.

teen saves womanCaleb Martin, 18, was driving home from his job at McDonald’s in Tennessee when he thought he saw a drunk driver swerving on the road. It turned out it was a man, Kenneth Clinton, trying to run over his girlfriend, Jenna Newman. Clinton had given her a ring but she told him she wanted to break up.

IJ Review reports,

Instinct kicked in and Caleb drove straight at the scene to shield the woman, who was already pinned against the guard rail. Caleb honked, and the man immediately drove off. He then called 911.

“It was horrifying,” he tells WKRN.

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When he saw the woman, he noticed the situation was much, much worse. Twenty-eight-year-old Jenna Newman had been shot twice.

He threw open the door for Newman, and rushed her to his grandmother’s house to wait for paramedics.

She kept saying, “I was sent from heaven to save her,” he says to WKRN.

Thanks to Martin’s incredible feat of bravery, Newman was eventually released from the hospital. The man who harmed her was later found in a park, dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, in Newman’s car.

What an incredible story of bravery from such a young person. He didn’t know what he was getting into and could have gotten hurt himself. Fortunately, the community is recognizing his bravery, he will be cutting the ribbon at the opening of a new domestic violence center in the area. Watch the story covered by News 2 below.

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Rachel Alexander

Rachel Alexander is the editor of Intellectual Conservative. She is a senior editor at The Stream, and is a regular contributor to Townhall, the Selous Foundation for Public Policy Research, and The Christian Post, and provides weekend news items for Right Wing News. She frequently appears on TV and news radio as a conservative commentator. She is a recovering attorney and former gun magazine editor. She previously served as a former Assistant Attorney General for the State of Arizona, corporate attorney for Go Daddy Software, and Special Assistant/Deputy County Attorney for the Maricopa County Attorney's Office. As co-president of the UW Political Science Honor Society, she obtained degrees in Political Science and History from the University of Washington, followed by a law degree from Boston College and the University of Arizona. She was ranked by Right Wing News as one of the 50 Best Conservative Columnists from 2011-2017.

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