The vehicle, whose 17-year-old driver lost control of the steering wheel in the US state of Virginia, crossed the median and crashed into the vehicle that was dragged towards the opposite road and turned for traffic control. The police officer who carried out the traffic control noticed the vehicle being dragged towards him and narrowly escaped the accident.
In the accident that occurred on May 1 in the Fairfax region of Virginia, the 17-year-old driver, who was speeding with his vehicle, could not take the corner and lost the steering control of the vehicle and the vehicle started to drift in the opposite direction, overtaking the median. The drifting vehicle first hit the vehicle in the left lane, which was turned for routine traffic control, and then the police vehicle. The police officer, who controlled the traffic of the vehicle, noticed the vehicle being dragged towards him and fled. The moment of the incident was reflected on the camera in the police car. Those moments when the police officer narrowly escaped the accident were reflected on the camera moment by moment.
In the written statement made by the police about the incident, it was stated that the police officer, who narrowly escaped the accident, and the 17-year-old driver and 2 people in the vehicle he drove were slightly injured. It was also stated that the driver of the vehicle, which was turned for traffic control, was taken to the hospital with minor injuries and discharged.