FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Compression Tactical Bra - Cheata Tactical
Patented technology is designed to provide the stability of 2-3 sports bras,...

Top News

Video: Ohio Officer Survives Being Struck by Big Rig

January 29, 2016  | 

VIDEO: Ohio Officer Survives Being Struck by Big Rig

Dashcam video released Tuesday shows a big rig skidded off the road and struck an Ohio police officer, who somehow managed to survive the crash, reports KTLA.

The incident took place on Jan. 8 in Eaton, Ohio, as Capt. Brad Moore of the Preble County Sheriff's Office was directing traffic following a minor wreck on U.S. 35, CNN reported.

Moore was waving on the big rig, which had come to a stop on the train tracks, when the track arms started to come down.

The driver of the big rig was penned in and unable to get out of the way of the oncoming train, which struck the truck and sent it careening out of control.

"I remember seeing the train hit the trailer and then I felt the impact of the semi," Moore said. "My left hand and arm got caught up in the right front tire and that's kind of what -- you see me barrel rolling, shot me out."

Medics surrounded Moore within minutes and rushed him to the hospital, where he was left with two gashes on his head, a broken left hand, and 25 stitches.

"It's a miracle I mean it really is. I mean it's very ... makes you think a lot. It's one of those that a foot this way, a foot that way, no bush, it could have been really bad. So I'm very lucky. Very fortunate," Moore said.

Moore said he was hoping to get a doctor's approval to return to light duty work next week, CNN reported.


Be the first to comment on this story





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

Arizona Officers Come to Aid of Hurricane Evacuees
Last weekend officers of the Avondale (AZ) Police Department came to the assistance of a...
Governor Thanks Florida First Responders with Free Fishing Licenses
Starting Thursday, Florida's law enforcement officers and first responders will be able to...
New Policy Restricts Las Vegas Officers’ Use of Neck Restraints
Las Vegas Metro Police announced today they are further limiting the use of a neck...
Video: TX Officer Awarded Badge of Bravery for Stopping Active Shooter in Austin Hotel
An Austin police officer who helped stop a shooter at a downtown Austin hotel in 2015 is...
Suspended John Jay Professor Has Long History of Cop-Hating Tweets
Suspended John Jay College of Criminal Justice professor Michael Isaacson’s tweet about...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
Police Magazine