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: The Pandemic Closed Them, But On Monday Apple Reopened All 270 Of It's US Stores
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: Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price Gets 1st COVID-19 Vaccine Dose: 'I'm Trying To Show Leadership And Show The Way'
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: 3rd Group Of Migrants Enter US At Texas Border To Be Processed As Asylum-Seekers
Atoka County is about 140 miles southeast of Oklahoma City.