McDonald's worker saves driver having seizure behind the wheel of moving car

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This McDonald’s worker brought an extra side of bravery at no extra cost.

The young man was working the drive-thru when a woman reportedly had a seizure behind the wheel of her car. This sent her driving uncontrollably toward traffic.

Brandon Townes told a local news outlet that he acted based off of instinct and adrenaline.

Brandon Townes told a local news outlet that he acted based off of instinct and adrenaline. (iStock)

Brandon Townes, a 22-year-old shift manager at a McDonald’s in Louisa County, Va., is being hailed as a hero for his actions, WRIC News reports. He told the outlet that he saw the car speed past the window after he heard a coworker scream.

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

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The woman’s car reportedly accelerated into oncoming traffic and was headed toward a nearby bank.

When asked about his actions, Townes explained that it was “Definitely instinct and a little adrenaline too. I didn’t really think about getting hit, I was waving my hands telling everyone to stop.”

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He continued, “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.”

The woman is reportedly recovering at home and has been described as doing “OK” by sources close to her family, WRIC reports.

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As for Townes, he says he doesn’t see himself as a hero. “I just wanted to help somebody in need and I just hope she’s doing all right and feeling better,” he explained. McDonald’s reportedly recognized his actions with a trophy and certificate.

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