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The guardian angel
My name is John. I am 58 and I am an IT Engineer. I own a new Electric Mercedes car. It is Silver. I am driving on the motorway with my wife and my children. They are twins aged 7, a girl and a boy. The children have birthday presents on their laps, a puppy for our girl and a kitten for our boy.
I am in the fast lane. Suddenly, I see that the vehicles in front of me are slowing up and changing lane. It looks dangerous. Now I see the problem. A car is going very slowly. After a while I am just behind the slow car in the fast lane.
I sound my horn and flash my lights. The car continues to go slow. I change lanes and drive alongside the vehicle. I see the driver slumped against the steering wheel. There is blood around his mouth. He looks dead!
I pass in front of him then I slowly reduce my speed. His front bumper hits the back of my car. The twins cry out. They are frightened. The animals are enjoying it! Bit by bit I continue to slow with repeated bumps until the car stops.;
I jump out of the car and stop the traffic. I look into the car but cannot get in. I try to break the window with my elbow. A workman’s van stops. The driver is a carpenter. He breaks the window with a hammer. I get into the car. The driver is unconscious, I begin to help him. A police - woman arrives.
A beautiful lady in a red dress arrives. She is an off-duty doctor on her way to a party. She takes over the work to help the driver. It is great team work. More police arrive. An ambulance takes the man to hospital. Later, the police tell me he is returned home safe and sound. The diagnosis is an epileptic seizure.
The police also tell me that they stop vehicles in this same way. It is called a ‘controlled stop’ and it is dangerous. There is some damage to my car.