Man Dives Into Moving Car to Save Life of Driver Who’s Having a Seizure
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June 6, 2017

Illinois Man Dives Into Moving Car to Save Life of Driver Who’s Having a Seizure, Puts Vehicle In Park

Dixon, Illinois. a man Dives Into a moving Car. Here’s the story of what happened.
police dashcam shows that a blue car disobeyed the red traffic signal at an intersection.

The squad car activated its emergency lights to conduct a traffic stop on the car.
The blue car almost struck several other vehicles and traveled slowly.

The police car turned left to follow. The blue car traveled forward, approaching an oncoming truck.

Tompkins, the truck driver, put the truck in reverse to avoid a collision.

Tompkins later said he realized the driver was having a seizure because “he had his arms up by his chest.”

Tompkins jumped through the passenger window of the moving car. He put 2 fingers into the convulsing driver’s mouth to prevent him from biting his tongue.

Then Tompkins put the car in park. Tompkins said he learned to act quickly at 16 when he was struck head-on by a 92-year-old woman who had a seizure at the wheel.

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