Michael Brodkorb was in front of his house talking on the phone when suddenly a car came roaring down his driveway. It hit him and seriously injured him, according to a video from CBS.
Apple Watch saves accident victims after hit-and-run
The 17-year-old driver, who was later identified, also committed a hit-and-run and left Brodkorb, seriously injured, to his fate. However, he was saved by his Apple Watch, which he wore on his arm.
The smart watch recognized the hard fall of its owner and called the emergency number after a short wait. She also sent an info message to Brodkorb’s wife.
Apple CEO Tim Cook wishes a speedy recovery
He was able to be treated quickly and is doing well again. He also thanked Apple CEO Tim Cook in an email, who answered him personally and wished him all the best for the recovery phase.