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Posted: January 08, 2018

Police officer rushes to aid of woman whose electric wheelchair stopped working

WATCH: Police Officer Helps Woman In Stalled Wheelchair

By Natalie Dreier, Cox Media Group National Content Desk


A police officer in Knoxville, Tennessee, jumped into action after he found a woman stuck on a hill near railroad tracks in a wheelchair that had stopped working.

Jim Quick lived up to his name when he hopped out of his cruiser and helped the unidentified woman when her electric wheelchair stopped working.

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He pushed her up the hill near her home, across railroad tracks to get her to her house safely.

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The rescue was captured on dash cam video and posted to the police department’s Facebook page, where it has been viewed more than 16,000 times.

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