Phillip Mains was driving his two sons home from a Nebraska restaurant Sunday night when he passed out from low blood sugar. His older son, 6-year-old Tustin, leaped from the backseat onto his father’s lap, where he steered for several blocks until a North Platte police officer noticed him driving.
Officer Roger Freeze pulled his car alongside the Mains’s truck. Freeze left his vehicle, ran to the truck, reached inside an open window and put the gearshift into park. Thanks to Tustin’s bravery, the truck received only a minor scrape and everyone in the vehicle remained safe.