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Police and Bicyclist Nearly Hit by 'Drunk Driver' in Virginia

Dramatic footage shows the moment a driver crashed into a police cruiser as an officer stopped to speak with a bicyclist about the dangers of biking at night in Virginia on December 6.

According to Fairfax County Police, an officer had pulled over a bicyclist to give him safety advice when a “drunk driver” rammed into his cruiser.

“Because of where they were standing, nobody was seriously hurt,” the department said on Facebook, and urged people not to drink and drive. Credit: Fairfax County Police Department via Storyful

Video transcript

- Yeah, I was saying you don't have any lights. Do you mind just stepping in front of my car so you're not-- I don't want you to get hit by anyone who's coming up here. And you can assure me that you're going to stay off the roadway as best as possible.

- Oh [INAUDIBLE].

Yeah, I was saying you don't have any lights. Do you mind just stepping in front of my car so you're not-- I don't want you to get hit by anyone who's coming up here. And you can assure me that you're going to stay off the roadway as best as possible.

- Oh, [INAUDIBLE].

- Yeah, I was saying you don't have any lights. Do you mind just stepping in front of my car so you're not-- I don't want you to get hit by anyone who's coming up here. And you can assure me that you're going to stay off the roadway as best as possible.

Oh, [INAUDIBLE].