A Florida police officer's life was saved thanks to the quick actions of a McDonald's drive-thru worker. No one was hurt during the incident which took place on Tuesday. She was having a medical emergency, and Viloria didn't hesitate to help. After placing her order at the first drive-thru window, the woman drove her vehicle to the second one to pick up her order.
"Her kids were screaming", he said.
After the Miami-Dade Police officer suffered the medical emergency, her vehicle started rolling slowly away from the drive-thru line and hit a median, surveillance footage shows.
He was serving breakfast to a lady in an SUV along with her children, a boy and a girl.
Viloria knew he had to make a move, so he hopped out the service window in pursuit of the SUV and the stricken driver.
The restaurant's owner released a statement congratulating Viloria.
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"First and foremost, our thoughts and prayers are with the officer and her family during this hard time".
Surveillance footage provided to Miami-based station WPLG showed the fast-acting employee, Pedro Viloria, jumping out of the Doral store's drive-thru window after a customer very slowly pulled away and ran into a median. "(I thought, ) 'Oh my God, this woman is unconscious.
According to the Miami-Dade County Police Department, the female police officer was revived and was transported to the local hospital.
What he didn't know at the time was who he was helping.
A Miami-Dade Fire Rescue paramedic inside the McDonald's realized what was happening and went outside to help. He quickly jumped out of the drive-thru window and came to the woman's aid.