Car wash employees honored for lifting car off man

FARMINGTON, N.M. (KRQE) – Some car wash employees in northern New Mexico are being hailed as heroes for saving a motorcyclist during a crash.

Farmington police say 15 workers at the Blue Diamond Auto Spa rescued the rider last month at the intersection of east Main and Pinon Hills Boulevard.

He had become pinned underneath a car and employees lifted the car off of him.

Police and the Farmington Fire Department awarded the employees for their bravery. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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