Dramatic dashcam footage has captured the second a semi-truck flipped onto a police patrol automobile in Smyrna, Georgia final week.
The accident occurred at 10:10 a.m. final Friday on the intersection of Atlanta Highway and Windy Hill Highway. Footage exhibits a Professional Tree Service semi-truck driving by means of an intersection earlier than it overturns and crushes a Smyrna Police Division patrol automobile, entrapping the officer inside.
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Fox 5 experiences that the Smyrna and Cobb County Hearth Departments labored collectively to free the officer from the automobile. The officer was later recognized as Smyrna Officer P. Colburn and he was transported to the close by Kennestone Hospital with non-life-threatening accidents.
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Images taken from the scene present that the cab of the semi-truck slammed onto the entrance of the patrol automobile whereas the trailer hit a utility automobile additionally ready on the intersection. The Cobb County Police Division’s Chosen Site visitors Enforcement Unit will examine the accident on the request of chief Joseph Bennett. It stays unclear if the driving force of the truck was injured within the crash.
It’s also unknown why the semi-truck blasted by means of the intersection the way in which it did. It might need swerved to keep away from the white van driving by means of the intersection, nevertheless the sudden steering enter induced the truck to roll over onto its facet.