Transcript for Hero Police Officer Speaks Out About Daring Rescue
week. Dramatic rescue on the highway. A police officer springing into action stopping a runaway truck caught on camera and now hearing from that officer and ABC's Ronan Reena has the story. He might be passed out. Do you want to stop him. Reporter: We're hearing for the first time from the heroic officer who stopped this semi tractor trailer barreling down a Nebraska highway. Knew what we needed to do, felt comfortable doing it so did it. Reporter: Senator Todd volk leaping on and into the semi's cab taking over the wheel as the driver was suffering a seizure. I just had the perfect angle. There's not much speed left in me. Reporter: Sprinted at miles 20 miles per hour stopping the ten tons of moving steel before anyone was injured. There's so many different possibilities that could have happened even before. Reporter: Many who saw it think sergeant volk looks like a stunt man. Open the door when I tell you. Reporter: Similar to Tom cruise attempting to stop a plane as it takes off in "Mission: Impossible" and this scene in "The transporter" looking eerily similar. Sergeant volk saying he did what needs done. My wife telling me this might be one of the crazier ones. Reporter: The driver grateful for the officer jumping into action. For "Good morning America," Reena ninan, ABC news, New York. Amazing what he did.
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