Watch: Two officers push unconscious teen driver to safety in ‘miracle’ rescue – Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu, Hawaii 2021-01-16 17:33:57 –

Taylorsville, Utah (KTVX) – A Utah family is taking swift action by two police officers to thank them for saving their 17-year-old daughter last month.

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The morning of Wednesday, December 9th began as usual for Taylorsville High Senior Sarakane Paris. She got in the car and went to school, but she doesn’t remember anything after that.

Sarah was driving when a sudden seizure caused her to go black, hit the steering wheel, and flow into an oncoming vehicle.

Fortunately for her, unified police officer Jesse Allen and off-duty Murray police sergeant Jason Koons happened to be at the same intersection.

Sgt. It was recorded by Koons’ dashboard camera.

“I pulled my car next to them and tried to hit them and stop them, or at least slow them down,” Sgt said. Koons explained. “Unfortunately it didn’t work. It failed. A unified police officer pulled in front of it and did the same … Stop at the berm on the sidewalk and rush to the car and see a young man. I was able to do it. A female driver who appears to have a seizure. “

Allen officer and Sgt. Koons broke the window and boarded the locked car, giving Sarah first aid until the rescue workers arrived.

“I feel very lucky and blessed that they were there to save me,” Sarah said. “If they didn’t save me, I wouldn’t know if I was there.”

Her mother, Kelly Canepari, held back tears while talking about the two police officers.

“The hardest part was that I couldn’t give them a big hug and say’thank you’for what they did for my daughter,” Kelly said. It was. “It was a blessing. Really a miracle. It was a miracle that Officer Allen was in the right place at the right time. He looked into her car and immediately noticed that she had a seizure. It’s still amazing to me to be able to recognize, take immediate action, and know exactly what to do (know). “

“Most of this profession is exactly that, in the right place and at the right time,” Sgt said. Koons said. “So I was in that position and I was happy to be able to help her as much as we could.”

Thanks to their prompt bumper car intervention, Sarah turned out to be fine.

“I want to say’thank you’for what they did for me,” Sarah said. “Thank you for noticing me to be able to see me in the car, especially in such situations and doing their job very well … Thank them so much and I think they saved my life. Want to.”

Sgt. Koons says such cases are the reason people enter law enforcement.

“I’m convinced that any officer in that position would have done the same to help the young woman,” Sgt said. Koons said. “We were fortunate to be there and stop possible dangers.”

Sarah and her parents say she hasn’t had a seizure since that morning. After graduating in May, she says she plans to continue her education as an art major at BYU-Idaho, where she wants to learn how to animate children’s movies and TV shows.

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