Body Cam Video Shows Officer’s Quick Reaction to OWI Crash

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JOHNSTON, Iowa – The Johnston Police Department is releasing video of a close call between an officer and an alleged drunk driver.

The incident happened early Saturday morning during a routine traffic stop. The officer’s body camera records the officer running out of the way as a car crashes into the back of his patrol SUV.

The driver of the car was charged with operating while intoxicated.

The video was released as a way to illustrate the dangers of driving drunk and show the risks law enforcement officers face while working.

 

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