A police cruiser dash camera caught a dangerous instance where a police officer assisting a motorist in Willoughby, Ohio was nearly struck by a car that lost control due to poor road conditions on Christmas Day.
Around 11:16 a.m. ET, a Willoughby police officer was assisting a driver who had been involved in a single-car accident on SR-2 eastbound, according to Willoughby Police Department.
As the officer was standing near the motorist’s car, he saw a 2001 Toyota Tundra barreling towards him out of control. The officer jumped on the median wall for safety before the truck struck the passenger side of the police cruiser.
Police said neither the officer nor the driver was injured, however, the 63-year-old driver of the Toyota Tundra was cited for Failure To Control and was issued a court date.