OKLAHOMA (CBSDFW.COM) – Scary moments for some firefighters in Oklahoma after they were hit and tossed into the air by a U-Haul trailer, as they worked an emergency scene on the side of a road.
The men, both members of the Stringtown Fire Department, were standing in a grassy area on the side of the road when the driver of an SUV, pulling the trailer, hydroplaned and hit an emergency vehicle with it’s lights flashing.READ MORE: Tarrant County Public Health Director Talks With Concerned Moms About Kids, Classrooms And COVID-19
The impact of the crash caused the SUV to slingshot around and an Stringtown Police Department officer’s dashcam captured the moment the trailer slams into the firefighters — tossing them several feet.READ MORE: At Least 10 Dead, More Than A Dozen Injured After Overloaded Van Carrying Migrants Crashes In South Texas
Amazingly officials said the men weren’t seriously injured, walking away with only bruises.
In a post on Facebook the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said, “This is a graphic reminder to SLOW DOWN – especially when roads are slick and you see flashing lights.”MORE NEWS: 'Wow, There Goes The Ground': North Texan Wally Funk Shares Story Of Her Dream Journey Into Space
Atoka County is about 140 miles southeast of Oklahoma City.