DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A driver ran into the squad car of an off-duty Dallas police officer early Monday morning, along Interstate-35 in Oak Cliff.
The crash happened around 3:30 a.m. in the northbound lanes of the highway near Marsalis Avenue, not far from the the Dallas Zoo.READ MORE: Governor Abbott Proposes Parental Bill of Rights As Part of Re-Election Campaign
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Officials say the officer, who was working at a construction site on the freeway at the time, is going to be fine. But an ambulance was called to the scene as a precaution.
Video from a Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) camera showed that it was a pickup that ran into the rear-end of the squad car.MORE NEWS: Dallas ISD: A Lot Involved In Keeping Doors Open During COVID-19 Surge
Both vehicles had to be towed from the scene.