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Tag: Motor Vehicle Accident
VA Officer Escapes Serious Injury in Traffic-Stop Collision
Dashcam video captured when a Virginia officer was caught in the middle of a violent collision between a car he had stopped and one that careened out-of-control.
May 3, 2023
5 Things to Know When Selecting a Crash Reporting Partner
How does all this benefit an officer? He or she can now clear the stop faster because information can be incorporated into reports more quickly by using tools like barcode scanning to import driver license information or the ability to run a license plate
April 14, 2023
Semi Strikes OK Trooper’s Car and a Fire Truck
An Oklahoma Highway Patrol vehicle and a fire truck were struck by a tractor trailer while at an earlier accident scene. High winds may have been one of the contributing factors.
April 3, 2023
Dashcam Captures Close Call for WY Trooper
The video, released by the highway patrol through social media, shows the trooper at an accident scene with a vehicle in a snowy median. As he walks back along the edge of the road a truck careens past the left side of his cruiser.
February 22, 2023
MI Trooper Pinned Between Patrol Vehicles After DUI Collision on Traffic Stop
The pinned trooper was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening leg injuries and has been treated and released. The second trooper suffered back pain but remained on scene.
November 24, 2022
FL Deputy Dies After Being Struck by Suspected DUI Driver During Traffic Stop
Deputy Christopher Taylor had conducted a traffic stop on I-75 and was outside his vehicle speaking with the driver of the stopped car. Another vehicle traveling at a higher rate of speed struck the patrol car, which subsequently hit Taylor.
November 23, 2022
Dashcam Shows TN Officer Run to Safety When Tractor Trailer Hits Power Lines
Upon realizing the trucker does not see the suspended lines the officer runs quickly away just before the truck snags the lines and drags them, and a utility pole, toward the officer and his patrol vehicle.
November 23, 2022
7 TX Officers Recognized as October NLEOMF Officers of the Month
“The quick response and recognition of the severity of the situation, and immediate action to pull the driver from the wreck was outstanding work,” says Marcia Ferranto, CEO of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. “This was a team effort where failure to act or delay in action could have led to a much different outcome."
November 22, 2022
UT Deputy Killed When Hit by Cement Truck
“Deputy Baker was a kind and generous person who was always there for his teammates. We want his family to know that we are here to support them as they grieve this tragic loss,” said Sheriff Rosie Rivera in a statement.
November 16, 2022
BWC Shows KS Officers Pull Woman from Under Burning, Overturned Vehicle
Police responded to the accident just after 2 p.m. Monday and found the vehicle on fire with the woman trapped underneath. Her torso was under the vehicle and only the lower portion of her legs were exposed.
November 16, 2022
2 SC Officers Injured When SUV Crashes into Restaurant
The South Carolina Highway Patrol reports.a 2018 Nissan Rogue was attempting to pull into a parking space in front of the restaurant when the driver accidentally drove into the building.
November 15, 2022
MA Pursuit Ends with Car Crashing into Living Room
The resident says he had just stood up to get a snack when the car plowed through the wall, which he described as sounding like a bomb going off.
October 27, 2022
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