University of Illinois officer risks life to protect child in traffic

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- A quick-thinking officer risked his own life to protect a child in traffic.

It happened on the University of Illinois campus in Champaign.

The video, posted on Facebook, shows a university officer pulling off to the side of the road, running into traffic and stopping a child from riding a bike into the path of a bus.

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