Heroic drag queen pulls man from burning car
A drag queen saved a man’s life – after pulling him from a burning car moments before it exploded.
Miami drag queen Elaine Lancaster became a true drag hero after the incident in Greece on Friday night.
The performer was on her way to the @54 Club in Mykonos, where she is performing alongside fellow queens Roxy Brooks and Lady Bunny.
However, when she saw a car in front of her house that had started to burn, she raised alarm – urging people to leave.
She told the Miami Herald: “I could smell they were burning the clutch.
“I said to the guy, ‘The car is on fire — I smell it.’ The girl says, that’s OK, OK. I said, ‘No, I see flames.’.”
The female driver and one passanger left the vehicle when she shouted warnings – but one man seemed shocked and failed to leave.
Lancaster recalled: “The guy in the back seat opens the door and gets out of the car. The guy on the passenger side, he sees fire coming out of the hood.
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It’ss almost like he hypnotized… he’s frozen. He keeps staring at the hood.”
“I ran up the stairs and hopped over a little wall to get to the passengers side. The window as halfway down.
“I reached in and pushed his seat belt button. I opened the car door and grabbed him by the arm. He stood up in a daze.
She added:”He snapped out of it in the house and said, ‘You saved my life.”
Within minutes, the car was completely engulfed in flames.
Drag sister Roxy Brooks shared the story – labelling Lancaster a “Mykonos SHERO” for the dramatic rescue.