Construction Worker On A Busy Interstate Sees Car Speeding Towards Him. That’s When She Jumped Out.


Even an ordinary day at work for Kevin Huntington requires him to be alert and aware.

But stopping an abduction in progress was something completely new for this highway construction worker.

As CBS 6 News reports, Huntington does roadwork on busy Interstate 95, where heavy traffic can make for hazardous working conditions. Last week, while he was working on a stretch of I-95 in Northern Virginia, Huntington found himself helping a passenger who was in a dangerous situation of her own.

Screen-Shot-2015-07-24-at-9.17.52-AMHuntington was near mile marker 155 when he noticed a car speeding toward his work zone.

“I noticed a female jump out of the car, she came running up to us and and you could tell she was pretty distraught and terrified,” Huntington told CBS 6 News.

The 18-year-old woman asked Huntington to dial 911, which he did. Noting her distress, he asked about the emergency that had caused her to flee to the construction site.

The answer he received surprised him.

“I asked the female if she was okay and she said no, there was a man trying to kill her, I told her just stay behind me and I wouldn’t let anything happen to her,” said Huntington.

According to CBS 6 News, the young woman had been abducted from Glen Allen, Virginia by a man named Aaron Berg. Berg had strangled, sexually assaulted, and kidnapped the teenager, even destroying her cell phone so that she wouldn’t be able to call for help.


Huntington says that he saw Berg walk toward the work site after the victim ran there for help.

“He did approach us,” said Huntington of Berg. “He came up the shoulder and got out of the car and noticed he was on the phone.”

The young woman was later taken to a local hospital for treatment. Berg fled the construction area in his car, but police finally caught up to him and arrested him at a relative’s home.

Huntington says that the incident helped teach him a valuable lesson about helping others.

“Pick up the phone and help somebody, you never know who’s life you may save,” he said.