A Louisville, Kentucky pizza delivery guy has been dubbed a hero after he completed his delivery, despite being stabbed in the back. The 25-year-old was fortunately had help close at hand—the pizzas he was delivering were addressed to a local hospital emergency room to a patient there, according to reports.
Josh Lewis was making the delivery from Spinelli’s Pizzeria to Norton Hospital. When he got out of his truck to carry the pizzas inside, and unidentified assailant stabbed him in the back and stole his vehicle.
Undeterred, Lewis reportedly stumbled inside to the emergency room—pizzas and all—announced he had a pizza delivery, then collapsed.
Regional manager of Spinelli’s, Willow Rouben, called Lewis a sweetheart and a good kid and was amazed by his dedication.
“I can’t believe he just walked in there, said ‘Hi, I’m from Spinelli’s. I have a pizza delivery,’ and then just collapsed,” Rouben told news outlets. “That’s dedication.”
Lewis sustained a collapsed lung from the stabbing, but was reported to be in stable condition following emergency surgery.
Police have not yet found the suspect, who is described as a black man in his 40s. He was last seen leaving the hospital with Lewis’ black Jeep Cherokee, with gold and blue trim and a Michigan license plate.