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He's usually just a normal eleven year old but not anymore all -- friends for life.
Picked up these days Jerry Costello is being hailed a hero in -- town of Winchester Virginia.
After helping to save his mom Amy's life.
It's definitely my hair out.
Especially my number one here -- It happened on the night of July 22.
Amy wasn't feeling well and asked Derrick to come with her to the hospital.
The two were driving down a nearly deserted Amherst street when things took a scary turn.
I was shaking so much that I really couldn't even hold on to the Leo and that's when I start -- -- panic.
Indian -- we're just about a block from the hospital but there was no time Amy was losing consciousness forcing -- to take control of the life or death situation.
I was freaking out.
And he said okay mom I'll take -- Leon he emerged over into the -- of the red.
-- -- In the last thing I kind of remember as him being on the founder and put it in -- -- and -- Lindsay -- and I took my -- and -- -- Listen to the 911 call in how Bree -- -- Derek state throughout the crisis.
They have an astronaut on one -- better -- what you -- Well amber by the -- my mom can you got in trouble agreeing he'd he'd gotten there -- -- and that.
Yeah it would -- like.
There -- cannot vote.
Amy was taken to the hospital by ambulance where she was treated for a virus she's fine now but she knows how closer policy hand.
Have automated pattern -- it's scary.
Amy and -- say it's difficult hearing the ordeal played out on tape.
I tried not to cry because I try and then you get on their next move when militants saying.
And so I'm trying to -- stuff.
Delay is not.
You know and I can just how in his tone of voice you know that he was -- -- get -- -- mama loves you I love you.
Excuse you know this.
You know I don't like any of my kids to be fearful.
It's have listen -- Amy is proud of -- and so is the entire community of Winchester the City Council plans to give him a citizen commendation award.
And even though Derek says he did what anyone else would have done there is no arguing this young man is nothing sort of special.
Truly deserving of the title hero.
-- -- sister Maureen who -- Fox 5 News.
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