This video has gone viral; a woman driving erratically on I-275 in Cincinnati.
Sam Haynes was driving behind the car, and pulled out his cell phone. According to our partners at WCPO, who interviewed the man, Haynes saw the woman speeding, drifting between lanes, going off the shoulder and onto the median.
He pulled along her as she was trying to return to the highway from the median, telling her to stop, then getting out to ask her if she was OK.
Haynes suspected the woman was driving impaired. Police think so, too. The woman, Sandra Harris, 43, has been charged with OVI.
“I can’t believe she didn’t cause an accident,” Haynes told WCPO. “It was unreal.”
For Haynes, the issue of impaired driving is personal. His own sister was hit by a driver under the influence in 2009. She was seriously injured and lost the ability to walk. He said he wanted to prevent others from going through the same thing.
“I was about to watch somebody die, so the only thing was to stop her,” Haynes said.
Harris was treated at a local hospital and is expected to be arraigned Wednesday.
Haynes captured the whole thing on video, and his Facebook post has been shared more than 38,000 times.
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