VIDEO: McDonald’s employee saves woman driving into traffic after she suffers medical emergency

Brandon Townes says he doesn’t see himself as a hero.The 22-year-old jumped into action last month to help save a woman’s life during one of his shifts at a McDonald’s in Louisa County, Virginia.According to WRIC, Townes, a shift manager at the fast food chain, was working at the drive-thru. The news outlet reports he heard one of his coworkers scream and then saw a car quickly take off past the window.“She began having the seizure at that window and I guess she locked up and her foot went on to the gas,” Townes said.What happened next was caught on camera.Townes ran outside and chased the vehicle, which hit a sign and continued into oncoming traffic.Townes was able to catch up with the woman’s car to stop it from crashing into a nearby bank, WRIC reports.“I opened the door. I hit the brake and stopped the car by putting it in park. She was still in mid-seizure and that was the scariest part,” Townes said Townes’ quick thinking and brave actions were recognized by McDonald’s, who awarded him with a trophy and certificate.”I just wanted to help somebody in need and I just hope she’s doing alright and feeling better,” he said.WRIC reports the woman’s family says she is recovering at home and doing OK. She is grateful for Townes.

Brandon Townes says he doesn’t see himself as a hero.

The 22-year-old jumped into action last month to help save a woman’s life during one of his shifts at a McDonald’s in Louisa County, Virginia.

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According to WRIC, Townes, a shift manager at the fast food chain, was working at the drive-thru. The news outlet reports he heard one of his coworkers scream and then saw a car quickly take off past the window.

“She began having the seizure at that window and I guess she locked up and her foot went on to the gas,” Townes said.

What happened next was caught on camera.

Townes ran outside and chased the vehicle, which hit a sign and continued into oncoming traffic.

Townes was able to catch up with the woman’s car to stop it from crashing into a nearby bank, WRIC reports.

“I opened the door. I hit the brake and stopped the car by putting it in park. She was still in mid-seizure and that was the scariest part,” Townes said

Townes’ quick thinking and brave actions were recognized by McDonald’s, who awarded him with a trophy and certificate.

“I just wanted to help somebody in need and I just hope she’s doing alright and feeling better,” he said.

WRIC reports the woman’s family says she is recovering at home and doing OK. She is grateful for Townes.