Video catches pickup crashing into squad car

JOHNSON COUNTY, Iowa ( CNN)  A near disaster can be seen on video released by police in Iowa.  The video shows an airborne pickup truck crashing into a sheriff’s department squad car.   Two deputies and a state trooper escaped serious injury in the crash.

The incident took place last week on I-80 near Oxford.  According to the Iowa State Patrol, a semi failed to slow down for an accident scene and ran into the back of the pickup.  The force of the impact pushed the pickup across lanes of traffic where it hit the squad car.

Authorities say this incident demonstrates why drivers need to slow down when they approach accident scenes.

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