logo for print

Video: Dashcam captures girl being struck by patrol car

Girl only suffered minor scratches and bruises

By PoliceOne Staff

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Recently-released dash-cam video shows a young girl darting out into the street from between two parked cars and being struck by a passing patrol car.

The girl, who had been playing in a neighborhood yard on Thursday, June 13, “decided to run across the street to get some water,” according to one report. 

She was then struck by the passing patrolman, who did not have time to react. The officer was not cited.

Shortly after impact the she reportedly asked if she could continue playing, but instead was taken to a local hospital where she was “treated for several scratches and bruises.”

Recommended for you

Join the discussion

Patrol Video

Sponsored by

Copyright © 2018 PoliceOne.com. All rights reserved.