May 11th 2010 By Tom Cullen
We love a hero, but in our time reporting on worldwide acts of heroism, few reach the level achieved by Andrew Leitch.
The Aussie father was captured on CCTV
clinging desperately to his son Haydn after taking the full impact of car smashing into him and a shop front.
Amazingly, the baby escaped without a scratch, but Mr. Leitch's elderly parents were tossed across the foyer. Despite a long period in a critical condition in hospital, both have now recovered.
The shocking sequence was captured on a security camera near Sydney, Australia. The 82-year-old driver had a heart attack and careened her car at almost 45 mph into the Leitch family.
"I was thinking I can take the hit. I can repair, but there's no way my son is going to repair," said Andrew. Keep reading to see the amazing video.