CHARDON, Ohio (FOX 13) - Frightening dash cam video out of Ohio shows the importance of move-over laws, like Florida's.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol said a sergeant with its Chardon post was struck by a vehicle during a traffic stop last week and they shared dramatic video of the crash on Facebook yesterday.
“Thankfully, his injuries weren’t life threatening,” the OSHP post said. “But dash cam video of the incident shows the dangerous nature of these crashes.”
Like Ohio, Florida law requires drivers to move over or slow down when they are approaching an emergency vehicle.
According to the state Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles: