VIDEO: Cop Saved From Thug by Good Samaritans

( – Thanks to the heroic efforts of three Good Samaritans who came to his rescue, a police officer was saved from a brutal assault by a thug intent on harming or killing the officer so he could escape.

According to local news accounts, “cellphone video captured the moment three Good Samaritans jumped out of their vehicles to help a California Highway Patrol officer who was being attacked by a man on the side of a busy freeway onramp.”

Here is both the unedited video showing exactly what happened and then a TV news account of the violent event:

Thankfully, many good Americans will jump into action and help when a police officer needs assistance.