Dump Truck Narrowly Avoids Crashing Into Patrol Car in Maryland Heights

A police officer in Maryland Heights, Missouri, had a close call on March 25 when a dump truck lost control and veered off the road, narrowly missing his patrol car.

Dashcam video from Maryland Heights PD captured the incident.

“He was sitting in a patrol vehicle with its emergency lights on, when it was almost struck by a dump truck,” police said. “Speed, inattention and impaired driving are leading causes of traffic crashes on Missouri’s roadways.” Credit: Maryland Heights PD via Storyful