came to the rescue of stranded motorists after a winter storm hit
Arkansas earlier this week, according to media reports.
Associated Press reported truckdrivers went down I-40 knocking
on car windows and checking on drivers, some of whom were stranded
up to 10 hours on the highway. The slowdown occurred after another
truck jackknifed on the slippery pavement.
stomach was growling because I hadn't eaten anything,'” motorist
Renee Lewis told The AP. “That man went back to his cab.
He brought us chips, cupcakes, baked chicken and rice. I cannot
believe somebody took the time to do that.”
storm put more than 12 inches of snow on Arkansas as it spread
out over the south-central United States. Roads were closed in
parts of Oklahoma, Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi and Alabama
and at least 14 people died of weather-related causes.