A Thai biker is being applauded online for his heroic deed when he helped an anguished father save his daughter after she suffered an epileptic seizure inside their car in a traffic jam.
The man, Itthiphon Petchphibunpong who posted the intense moment on his Facebook page, was driving on Thursday, May 23, when he suddenly came across a car with its front windows open and a father shouting for help to other motorists.
Sorachat Sadudee, a 51-year-old father of two, was reportedly on his way home after picking up his two daughters from school in Phitsanulok, Thailand when his youngest daughter, 8-year-old Kaimook, suddenly felt sick and tired.
However, the girl had a potentially deadly tonic seizure and started to foam at the mouth before passing out in the passenger seat of their car, according to Daily Mail.
“At that moment, she was in a very terrible condition. Her hands were jerking, her mouth had turned green, and her body was so pale with a high temperature too,” her father said.
Luckily, the 28-year-old biker passed by their vehicle and noticed that the family was panicking. He quickly decided to move the vehicles in front of the family’s car to give them way to the side of the road.
Then the father came out of the car and carried his daughter and rode in the back of Petchphibunpong’s motorcycle. The biker then drove them to the nearest hospital, which only took four minutes – much faster compared to driving their own car to get past the traffic jam.
“I couldn’t thank him enough for his kindness. He saved my daughter’s life. As soon as she is fully recovered, I’ll take her to meet him and thank him again in person,” the father said.
The biker, meanwhile, admitted that the entire event was totally unexpected, but he was glad that he helped someone by taking her to the hospital.
“At first, I was also surprised to see her having a seizure. I didn’t know how to treat her but I knew that I could take her to the hospital with my motorcycle,” he said. “As I am also a father, I know what it feels like to see our children collapsed and in pain in front of us. So, I didn’t even hesitate to help her.”
Images screenshot via Facebook / Itthiphon Petchphibunpong