Harrison Ford helps out driver who veered off California highway

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Eyewitnesses tell TMZ Ford was driving behind her when she lost control and crashed into an embankment off the freeway.

Santa Paula Police Department Senior Officer Matt Alonzo said the sedan had rolled over off the highway and hit a tree, USA Today reported. Pulling up behind her and climbing down to help, Ford stayed with the woman until paramedics arrived, when she was transported to hospital with minor injuries.

The actor then pulled over and rushed to her side along with other bystanders.

Ford has also been in his fair share of emergency situations including various crashes and near-crashes connected with his flying hobby over the years.




Ford was reportedly leaving a small airport near Santa Paula, which is often used by hobby pilots. The actor - who is known for his fearless, heroic roles in movies like Star Wars and Indiana Jones - did not hesitate to rush to the woman's side.

In March 2015, Ford was hurt after crash landing his plane at the Penmar Golf Course in Venice, California, near the Santa Monica Airport.

This is not the first time that Ford has lent a helping hand to others. Recently, according to Entertainment Tonight, he was seen directing traffic after cars got backed up at a New York City tunnel.

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