A Vegas man is still alive today thanks to "Siri", the popular voice-activated tool on Apple devices, after the crash of his Jeep while it was off-road. (KSNV)
LAS VEGAS (KSNV) – A father of Pahrump has avoided death with the help of Siri from Apple. Nate Felix was crushed in his jeep in the desert and could not reach his phone. He therefore asked the voice recognition service to call 911. It arrived in December 7 during an off-road tour on the dry lake bed, off Homestead Road. "As soon as I felt the back of the jeep start to turn around, it went," said Nate Felix. "I tried to crawl, but my body was paralyzed, I could not even lift my head," he says. Felix was trapped and in pain, desperately trying to think of a way to get safe with his dog.
"I had my dog ​​lying next to me, trying to predict if I could stay warm for the night, but after ten minutes, I realized that it was impossible to stay warm." Felix explained. do not move. No one could hear him screaming, with the possible exception of his iPhone. "I did not know where my phone was, so I shouted," Hey Siri, call such, call such, call such, "going through everyone thinking of. It did not work, I can not connect, I can not connect, "explains Felix. So, I said: "Hey Siri, call 911," and it says: "Connection," he continued. Remaining on the stomach, Nate One person in mind: his daughter Dallis, 10 years old. "Unfortunately, she lost her mother to cancer and I have to go home," said Felix.Thank Captain James Perry of Pahrump Valley Relief Services, This 10-year-old boy still has his father. Perry and his team took advantage of life to rescue Perry from the Jeep. "Once we managed to open the door, it was easy to drag it right away," said Captain James. Perry. "We managed to drag it on a back panel." According to Perry, his team was leaning on the headlights of his truck to see Felix and take him out of the Jeep. "It's dark, there was no moon outside that night," Perry said, and Felix was flown to UMC Trauma.
"If he had stayed in the cold, he would have easily sunk into hypothermia," he continued. After four days in the hospital, Felix was able to return home to Pahrump. He now has a wheelchair to move around. "The two vertebrae that I broke were found to be the nerve endings of the arms and hands, and I have the impression that my arms are sitting in a chimney," said Felix. "Let's hope it improves day by day," he continued. day on the dry lake bed is played again and again in his head. Do two words that saved his life: Hey Siri. If you want to help Felix with his medical expenses, go to his GoFundMe page.