Surveillance video shows the dramatic moment an 11-year-old girl jumped out the backseat of her father's moving auto at a Chicago-area gas station to escape a carjacker Friday.
Meanwhile, her father jumps onto the hood of a auto being driven by the carjacker's accomplice in an attempt to stop it, but it gets away.
It was early Friday morning when Mark Beasanski of Aurora, Ill., was going to pump gas at the BP gas station on North Eola Road. He left his 11-year-old-daughter, Kayla, in the unlocked vehicle for merely a few minutes when suddenly, a man jumped in and attempted to drive off with the Jeep.
The girl's father could also be seen in surveillance video leaping onto the hood of the accomplice's auto as both vehicles speed away.
Police say neither the girl or her father were hurt in the incident.
Police said in a Facebook post the man was the girl's father, and he was attempting to stop the theft.
Police said they were able to catch the prime suspect after he crashed the Jeep he allegedly carjacked.
The video then showed the father come back to his daughter as the two hugged.
Police say the girl and her father were not hurt.
Illinois State Police spotted Beasanski's vehicle near Interstate 88 and began a pursuit eastbound.
Tyrelle L. Pulley, 20, of Chicago, has been charged with aggravated vehicle hijacking, aggravated unlawful possession of a stolen motor vehicle and fleeing and eluding police, according to Aurora police.
The chase ended in a crash near First Avenue, where Pulley was arrested, according to police.