A Glasgow taxi driver has been praised for coming to the rescue of a bunch of kids on their option to a carnival.
Kelly McCann, a charity worker from Clackmannanshire, was touring to the Galactic Carnival at Silverburn on Friday with children that she helps when their tyre burst in Springburn.
Going through a wait of as much as two hours for roadside restoration, Kelly phoned a taxi to take the children and a colleague to the carnival whereas she waited for help.
Seeing their state of affairs, Glasgow Taxis driver Alec not solely sacrificed his honest however gave up his personal time to make sure the tyre was changed and the entire group was in a position to take pleasure in their deliberate day trip.
Kelly defined: “We have been on a piece outing with three younger children and a colleague when within the automobile I hit a pothole and obtained a flat tyre.
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“In the midst of Glasgow probably not with a clue the place we have been, (counting on sat nav) restoration was going to be 90 minutes to 2 hours. I known as a taxi to take my colleague and youngsters to the funfair as we have been only some miles away.
“When he arrived he stated don’t fear I’ll be again that will help you. Ten minutes later he was again, took my tyre off, and changed it with the spare. He was an absolute legend.
“In a time particularly onerous for taxi drivers simply now to take half an hour out to assist full strangers simply made my week and his kindness blew me away.
“We simply need to say thanks a lot to Alec and hope that he sees this and is aware of how grateful we have been. We had a tremendous time on the funfair.”