VIDEO: Officer hit by drunk driver in Texas

TEXAS (KRON)– A Texas police officer narrowly escaped death after he was hit by a drunk driver during a routine traffic stop.

The officer’s dash cam captured the drunk driver sideswiping him as he speaks to another driver about a traffic violates.

The officer managed to get up after the incident and call for backup.

The intoxicated driver was detained and the officer is recovering from a hyperextended foot and fractured vertebra.




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