SEE IT: Prisoner Flops Out Of Sheriff’s Cruiser Onto Highway In Botched Getaway

Video shows an inmate wriggling his way out of a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department cruiser on Saturday before being quickly detained again.

The failed escape happened just before 5 p.m. in the Newhall area of the 5 Freeway, authorities said, per local media reports.

Authorities said the man kicked out the vehicle’s window. That’s when footage captured by a nearby driver showed the man was handcuffed when he plopped onto the highway.

A deputy quickly hopped out of the vehicle and secured the prisoner, as seen in the video aired by L.A.’s ABC News affiliate.

Though not shown in the clip, a report from KTLA said a good Samaritan stopped and helped restrain the inmate.

The attempted getaway happened as the prisoner was being transported from the North County Correctional Facility to a hospital for injury treatment, KTLA reported.

It was not clear what prompted the trip to the hospital in the first place.

Once the prisoner was placed back in the vehicle, he was transported to the hospital, per KTLA.

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