Sheriff's Deputy Has Close Call With Semi-Truck on Texas Highway

A deputy with the Wharton County Sheriff’s Office had a close escape at the scene of a crash early on March 23, as a semi-truck lost control and plowed into the damaged car, narrowly missing him.

Dashcam video from the sheriff’s office shows the incident, which was on Highway 59 northbound in El Campo.

“Yet another reason to slow down when you see emergency lights. Very close call this morning for Corporal Fiala and the driver of this vehicle,” police said. Credit: Wharton County Sheriff’s Office via Storyful