COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – Bryant Hickcox will appear in court Tuesday, accused of throwing his 2-year-old cousin into traffic.

Hickcox, 30, allegedly picked up the little boy at the intersection of Academy Boulevard and Airport Road Friday night and threw him in front of oncoming cars.

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Bryant Hickcox (credit: Colorado Springs Police Department)

One woman and her husband were driving by and rushed to help.

“I covered him up, and had him just right here. And for a little while he stopped crying,” said Tracy Willner. “But I just wanted to keep him as warm and as safe as possible.”

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Tracy Willner (credit: CBS)

Willner’s husband chased down Hickcox until police could arrive.

Hickcox is facing attempted murder charges.

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The child is expected to be okay.