Police Get To Thank Good Samaritan After CBS4 Story

PARKER, Colo. (CBS4) – Parker police wanted to thank a good Samaritan who helped out at the scene of a deadly accident, and after the story aired on CBS4, that man came forward.

Daniel Rhees gets a hug from Cmdr. Doreen Jokerst  (credit: YouTube)

Daniel Rhees gets a hug from Cmdr. Doreen Jokerst (credit: YouTube)

Police say Daniel Rhees went above and beyond last weekend helping authorities get to the center of the scene, and even directing traffic while they helped the victims.

A wrong-way driver caused the six-vehicle crash Saturday. That driver died in the crash.

(credit: South Metro Fire Rescue)

(credit: South Metro Fire Rescue)

(credit: South Metro Fire Rescue)

(credit: South Metro Fire Rescue)

On Thursday the Parker Police Department posted a video on YouTube showing Cmdr. Doreen Jokerst personally thanking Rhees after he showed up at the police station.

The department plans to award Rhees the Citizens Accommodation Award next May.

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