Q: My car overheated for the first time and now it cuts off while I'm driving what could that be?

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My car overheated today so I put coolant in it and now it stops in the middle of driving and jerks when I push the gas and gets loud what could be the problem?

My car has 20000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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