Man jumps through wayward car’s window to stop it

DIXON, IL (NBC News) — A man spotted a vehicle rolling through a stoplight and into the path of oncoming cars and was able to save the day by jumping into the moving car leaping through the passenger window and police dash camera video captured the heroic moment.

Randy Tompkins was driving his truck on Friday when a sedan rolled through a stoplight and nearly hit other vehicles.

Turns out the driver was having a seizure.

Tompkins backed his truck up out of the way as you can see in the video.

He then ran to the car and jumped into the moving vehicle through the open passenger window and put the car into park.

Police officers ran up and assisted the driver of the car, who was taken to a local hospital as a precaution.

The police later thanked Tompkins for his heroism and for coming to the aid of a complete stranger. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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