WATCH: UPS Driver Saves Boy Trapped Under Heavy Package

Max Pratt loves carrying in packages from the front porch of his suburban home outside of Chicago. But, one package proved to be too heavy for little Max. Thankfully, a Ring doorbell camera captured how the UPS driver saves boy.

On a typical afternoon, Max went outside to bring in a disassembled garden hammock that was just delivered. At just four years old, Max was determined to bring in the large box by himself. But, the box weighed 100 pounds — clearly too much for Max.

Max quickly becomes trapped as the large box falls on top of him.

Raw footage of how a UPS driver saves boy

Inside Edition, among other news stations, picked up the story.

“Four-year-old Max Pratt loves doing chores around the house, so whenever a package is delivered to his family’s home outside Chicago, he carries it inside. But this time, UPS driver Marco Angel delivered a huge, 100-pound box containing a hammock. Max came out to do his usual routine, but the box toppled onto him as he struggled to bring it inside. Angel was heading back to his truck when heard Max’s cries for help. Angel raced back up the path to grab the box, saving the kid from being crushed.” #InsideEdition


Thankfully, as the UPS driver, Marco Angel, was returning to his truck, he heard Max’s cries. Quickly. the UPS driver sprinted back to the front porch to rescue the boy.

“You okay, Buddy?” the UPS driver asks as he lifts the box off of Max.

Janna Firestone
Janna Firestone
Janna lives in Northern Colorado with her husband and two teenage boys. You’ll often find her hiking, paddleboarding, or enjoying a good board game indoors. She's an unapologetic Dallas Cowboys fan, and an even bigger fan of coffee, dry shampoo, and authentic conversations.

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