CONNECT WITH US Facebook twitter Linkedin | WEATHER UPDATES


Waste Pro Driver Comes to the Rescue at Crash Scene

For Immediate Release                               

Media Contact: Melissa Catalanotto
Corporate Communications Manager

Lee County, FL – May 18, 2021 – Rene Lieurance, a Front Load Commercial Driver who has been with the Waste Pro Ft. Myers Division for more than a decade, was in the right place at the right time.

As he was on his route on Saturday, Lieurance came across a crash on State Road 82 and Buckingham Road in Lee County. First responders had not yet arrived. Lieurance approached a car on its side, removed the windshield, and cut the seat belts to remove the occupants of the vehicle. He then grabbed a towel from his truck to help one of the passengers who was bleeding.

First responders arrived shortly after and were able to help everyone else on the scene.

“We are very fortunate to have such great, fast-acting people willing to assist and care for the people in their communities,” said Division Manager Bill Jones.

About Waste Pro USA

Waste Pro USA, Inc. is one of the country’s fastest-growing privately-owned waste collection, recycling, processing, and disposal companies, operating in ten southeastern states. Waste Pro, with revenues exceeding $770 million, serves more than two million residential and 40,000 commercial customers from over 75 operating locations. Waste Pro is headquartered in Longwood, Florida, and maintains approximately 300 exclusive municipal contracts and franchises.