Teens Push Woman's Broken Down Car 5 Miles to Her Home

The teens just wanted to help out.
Credit: Dan Morrison

The teens pulled over to help inspect the car and realized it wasn’t going to run.

When a woman's car broke down in Canada, three kind teens banded together to push it all the way home. 

Aeron McQuillin, 18, Bailey Campbell, 17, and Billy Tarbett, 15, were headed to a store in Ontario around 1 a.m. last week when they spotted a woman’s car in the middle of the road.

“We noticed there was a car smoking,” Campbell told InsideEdition.com.

The teens said they pulled over to help inspect the car and realized it wasn’t going to run, so they first pushed it into the nearest parking lot. 

“We decided to get the car out of the road because it’s not really the best place to have a broken down car,” McQuillin said. 

The woman couldn’t afford a tow truck, so the teens then went a step further. After some discussion, the teens decided to push the Chevy Cobalt to the woman's home. Another bystander, Dan Morrison, offered to give the teens a ride back when they were done.

“We ended up pushing her car roughly 5 miles to her house that night,” McQuillin said. “About 20-30 minutes in, our calves hurt and we were like, ‘This is getting really tiring’ but we just kept going. We pushed through the pain.”

The woman steered as they made the journey, and they played music on a Bluetooth speaker to keep them motivated.

Morrison followed behind with his high beams on to make sure they were safe. 

McQuillin said he hopes their good deed inspires others.

“Kids our age have a stigma that they’re all lazy and they’re always up to no good,” McQuillin said. “This just goes to show that not every kid our age is bad as well as that people shouldn’t be afraid to lend a helping hand.”