Video Shows Good Samaritans Rush Into Traffic To Stop Moving Car

The fast-acting strangers left their vehicles to help a woman who suffered a medical episode while driving.

Police in Florida posted a video online Wednesday showing a group of good Samaritans running into traffic to prevent an imminent crash.

According to the Boynton Beach Police Department, a woman suffered a medical episode while driving last week. Her co-worker, who was in a nearby car, saw her slump over the wheel and quickly jumped out to try and stop the moving car.

Onlookers in other vehicles realized something was wrong and rushed to join the effort, ultimately managing to stop the runaway car and break open a window with a dumbbell. They pushed the car into a parking lot, where a nurse who was on the phone with 911 provided medical attention to the driver until more help arrived.

Police said they were sharing the video “in hopes of learning the identities of all the strangers who came together to save this woman’s life.”

“They are heroes and we want to bring them back together at the police department to recognize them and meet the woman they rescued,” police said.

In an update to the post several hours later, police said they had found some of the good Samaritans and were still working to bring them all together.

Watch the footage below:

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