Truck driver finds stranded grandfather near Birdsville after chance route change

Updated February 11 2021 - 10:23pm, first published February 8 2021 - 10:55pm
RIGHT PLACE, RIGHT TIME: Rain forced truck driver Michael Thompson to change his route, saving the life of a Sydney grandfather.

When truck driver Michael Thompson made a decision to reverse the way he drove into a Simpson Desert property to deliver fuel, little did he realise it would be the difference between life or death for Sydney grandfather Terry Stewart.

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