Brad Luddeke of Arlington, Texas or Santa from North Pole Rescues Man After Crash and Fire

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Report from WFAA Channel 8 (ABC affiliate) “Santa, He came from Arlington.”

Brad Luddeke, 52, is a former volunteer firefighter from Arlington, Texas. While dressed as Santa Claus on the return trip from a gift run of toys for families, he witnessed a bad two-vehicle crash at Interstate 635 and Belt Line Road in Coppell, Texas. He helped one of the driver’s safely escape from his burning Chevy Avalanche.

No word on the extent of injuries or if there were any injuries.

The video was captured on an Apple iPhone by Margie Culberson.

WCPO news report with video from Margie Culberson.

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