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Wednesday 26 April 2017

Police dashcam captures head on collision with suspected drunk driver

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

A highway patrol officer in the US had lucky escape when a drunk driver smashed into his parked car.

The incident was captured by the patrol car’s dashcam, and shows the moment when Cesar Cortez (23) veered his GMC truck off the road and crashed head on into a York County patrol car.

The 23-year-old was traveling south on the North Cherry Road in South Carolina around midnight on Saturday when the collision happened.

Mr Cortez, his passenger and the deputy were taken to a nearby medical centre for treatment.

The deputy only suffered minor injuries.

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