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VIDEO: Driver loses control on icy highway, crashes into trooper

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Posted at 12:11 PM, Jan 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-04 12:11:42-05

TULSA, Okla. — An Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper had a close call Wednesday night, and dash camera video captured the incident.

Authorities say Lt. Colby Overstreet was working a crash on Interstate 44 in Tulsa when a passing vehicle lost control on the icy overpass.

The driver slammed into a stopped pickup truck, which knocked over Lt. Overstreet.

In the video, you can see the trooper fall to the ground.

Luckily he wasn't seriously hurt.

The driver got a ticket for operating a vehicle at an unsafe speed.