Video: Careening truck nearly hits Iowa trooper, deputies

An airborne pick-up truck nearly hit two sheriff's deputies and a state trooper

Editor’s Note:

According to KWWL, the officers involved have been identified as Trooper Hernandez, Deputy Hammes, and Reserve Deputy Pearson.


IOWA CITY, Iowa — New video from the Johnson County Sheriff's Office shows a near disaster caught on camera when an airborne pick-up truck nearly takes out two sheriff's deputies and a state trooper.

The law officers were working on another crash when a semi struck the pick-up and sent it flying between the sheriff's deputy vehicle and a state patrol car.

The trooper was taken to the hospital where he was treated and released for minor injuries.

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