A group of Good Samaritans help stop the moving vehicle after a woman suffers a medical episode in Boynton Beach


The Boynton Beach Police Department is on the hunt for a group of Good Samaritans who stopped a moving car after a woman suffered a medical emergency while driving. On May 5, a woman suffered a medical episode and was seen by her colleague slumped over the steering wheel, police say. The co-worker then ran down the road to stop traffic as the car slowly made its way into the intersection. The co-worker caught the attention of other motorists and they came together to stop the car, use a barbell to smash a rear window and move the car into a nearby parking lot. A nurse who was in the parking lot had called 911 and provided medical attention until firefighters arrived, police said. WATCH: Air traffic controller guides passenger to safe landing at PBIA after pilot suffers medical emergency Police shared video in hopes of honoring people in video who walked out the car to help the woman and bring them together. Davita Peele was one of those good Samaritans. At one point in the video, you see the door open in this white car right in front of Peele…she said two kids were about to get out. “They’re nervous and scared and I’m like, shut the door,” Peele said. After ordering them to stay put… she directed traffic. “I got out of my car because people started blowing through the light change and people couldn’t see what was going on so I’m like ok, go around, don’t go this way, that way “, she said. Peele wears his uniform in the video, after a long day delivering mail for the US Postal Service. “I had just gotten off work, so I was like, let me stop at Home Depot because usually I would have been in this straight lane to get home,” she said. It turns out that a last-minute decision turned her into a good Samaritan. “I helped someone avoid having an even worse accident,” she said. aware If you know someone involved, please contact PIO Stephanie Slater at slaters@bbfl.us.

The Boynton Beach Police Department is on the hunt for a group of Good Samaritans who stopped a moving car after a woman suffered a medical emergency while driving.

On May 5, a woman suffered a medical episode and was seen by her colleague slumped over the wheel, police say. The co-worker then ran down the road to stop traffic as the car slowly made its way into the intersection.

The co-worker caught the attention of other motorists and they came together to stop the car, use a barbell to smash a rear window and move the car into a nearby parking lot.

A nurse who was in the parking lot had called 911 and provided medical care until firefighters arrived, police said.

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Police shared the video in hopes of honoring the people who got out of the car to help the woman and reunite them.

Davita Peele was one of those good Samaritans.

At one point in the video, you see the door open in this white car right in front of Peele…she said two kids were about to get out.

“They’re nervous and scared and I’m like, just close your door,” Peele said.

After ordering them to stay put… she directed traffic.

“I got out of my car because people started blowing through the light change and people couldn’t see what was going on so I’m like ok, go around, don’t go this way, that way “, she said.

Peele wears his uniform in the video, after a long day delivering mail for the US Postal Service.

“I had just gotten off work, so I was like, let me stop at Home Depot because usually I would have been in this straight lane to get home,” she said.

It turns out that a last-minute decision turned her into a good Samaritan.

“I helped someone avoid an even worse accident,” she said.

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If you know anyone involved, please contact PIO Stephanie Slater at slaters@bbfl.us.


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