Police Officer Goes Above And Beyond For Single Mother After Ice Storm Causes Multi-Car Crash

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Two Sterling Heights police officers exceeded the call for duty Wednesday while responding to the scene of a car accident that left two vehicles out of commission and one driver in a tricky situation.

Bryanna Fantozzi, a six-months-pregnant single mother with a car full of groceries, requested a favor from responding officers after a serious wreck left her car too damaged to drive, according to WXYZ News.

“I have a question, because I have DoorDash stuff in my car, is there any way that you guys could deliver that for me?” she asked the officers, according to body camera video shared by the Sterling Heights Police Department. (RELATED: Watch NYPD Officers Rescue Man From Subway Tracks)

Responding officers Smith and Lt. David Allen ensured those involved in the crash were treated for their injuries, according to WXYZ News. They then responded to Fantozzi’s request without hesitation, Fox 2 Detroit reported.

“Sure, I’ll take it for you,” Lt. Allen can be heard saying in the body camera footage.

“I hope they give you a good review,” the officer jokes, before loading the order into his cruiser for delivery.

“So much stress and so overwhelmed. I’m like thank God,” Fantozzi told WXYZ.

The single mother’s gratitude was seemingly matched only by DoorDash recipient Genna Pizzo, who had been at home with four sick kids all day and met the officers outside her door for delivery, according to Fox 2 Detroit.

Both Lt. Allen and Officer Smith received praise on the department’s Facebook page for going above and beyond in their police work during the ice storm. “Not wanting our community member to go hungry, these officers switched their police hat for a DoorDash hat!” the post reads.

“This is one of the many instances where our Sterling Heights officers go above and beyond their call for duty! Nice delivery gentleman, keep up the great work.”