Sometimes in life we just get lucky, and that is exactly what two Iowa police are experiencing after narrowly escaping a pickup truck that careened off the road. The whole incident was caught on one of the officer's dashboard-mounted cameras.

According to ABC News, the crash happened on March 17 on I-80 when the truck slowed because the cops were on the side of the road. A following tractor-trailer rammed into the back of the pickup and knocked it out of control. It just clipped the forward officer's cruiser before flying up onto the berm.

One officer suffered minor industries, according to ABC, but it pales in comparison to what could have happened if the truck had been slightly farther up the road. Scroll down to watch the video and witness the close call.

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      Brady Williams
      • 1 Year Ago
      "One officer suffered minor industries" . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ________ . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . ,.-‘”. . . . . . . . . .``~., . . . . . . . .. . . . . .,.-”. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .“-., . . . . .. . . . . . ..,/. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ”:, . . . . . . . .. .,?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .\, . . . . . . . . . /. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ,} . . . . . . . . ./. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ,:`^`.} . . . . . . . ./. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ,:”. . . ./ . . . . . . .?. . . __. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . :`. . . ./ . . . . . . . /__.(. . .“~-,_. . . . . . . . . . . . . . ,:`. . . .. ./ . . . . . . /(_. . ”~,_. . . ..“~,_. . . . . . . . . .,:`. . . . _/ . . . .. .{.._$;_. . .”=,_. . . .“-,_. . . ,.-~-,}, .~”; /. .. .} . . .. . .((. . .*~_. . . .”=-._. . .“;,,./`. . /” . . . ./. .. ../ . . . .. . .\`~,. . ..“~.,. . . . . . . . . ..`. . .}. . . . . . ../ . . . . . .(. ..`=-,,. . . .`. . . . . . . . . . . ..(. . . ;_,,-” . . . . . ../.`~,. . ..`-.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..\. . /\ . . . . . . \`~.*-,. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..|,./.....\,__ ,,_. . . . . }.>-._\. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .|. . . . . . ..`=~-, . .. `=~-,_\_. . . `\,. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .\ . . . . . . . . . .`=~-,,.\,. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .\ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . `:,, . . . . . . . . . . . . . `\. . . . . . ..__ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .`=-,. . . . . . . . . .,%`>--==`` . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . _\. . . . . ._,-%. . . ..`\
        Jesse Gurr
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Brady Williams
        I think we've all suffered at the hand of industries at one point or another.
        nano404
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Brady Williams
        Yeah, this is getting out of hand.
          Jesse Gurr
          • 1 Year Ago
          @nano404
          What's getting out of hand? The blatant typos or the text drawings. Personally, I like the drawings.
      Dave
      • 1 Year Ago
      looks like an old 'A Team' show!
      clquake
      • 1 Year Ago
      I hate when I suffer minor industries.
      Dark Gnat
      • 1 Year Ago
      GOOAAAAAAALLL!!!!!!!!!
      bke599
      • 1 Year Ago
      Wow. Surprised at how little damage there was to the back of that F-150.
      Spartan
      • 1 Year Ago
      I'm glad no one was seriously hurt, but how funny it was to see and hear that truck fly in.
      Russ M
      • 1 Year Ago
      What a shame. If he had been killed (hopefully he would have suffered greatly), his family would have been much better off without him around.
        Evan
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Russ M
        You need to curl up and die. Coward.
        SteveM
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Russ M
        The shame is in the absolute lack of humanity in your comment. I hope you aren't sincere in that statement.
        vripper
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Russ M
        Wow, you're pretty tough behind that monitor and keyboard trying to get a rise of out people. This world would be better off without you.
        rcavaretti
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Russ M
        New standard for dealing with trolls. Down rate but DONT REPLY. Pass it on.
        jtav2002
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Russ M
        He's a troll. nothing more, nothing less. Probably one of those folks that have found themselves on the wrong side of the law due to their own doing and now hate them because people don't want to exercise self responsibility.
        XJ Yamaha
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Russ M
        Do the world a favor and kill yourself.
      bc3091
      • 1 Year Ago
      It looked like that semi (the one that passes by after the pickup is sent off the road) was going way too fast
        S.
        • 1 Year Ago
        @bc3091
        "A following tractor-trailer rammed into the back of the pickup and knocked it out of control. It just clipped the forward officer's cruiser before flying up onto the berm." Reading comprehension guys...its all right up there
      knightrider_6
      • 1 Year Ago
      "One officer suffered minor industries" Am I on Fox News website?
      miketim1
      • 1 Year Ago
      Prob was getting ready to write someone a ticket anyway..
      ffelix422
      • 1 Year Ago
      I bet that truck driver just slammed on his brakes, (at the last minute) giving little regard to what was behind him, (18-wheeler) and the fact that it the couldn't stop as fast as he. people need to use their rear view mirror and look down the road when driving. Maybe the flying lesson taught him something.
        onewayroll
        • 1 Year Ago
        @ffelix422
        Did you ever think that maybe the trucker wasn't paying attention to the road?
        Kyle
        • 1 Year Ago
        @ffelix422
        perhaps truckers should follow at a safe distances...
      Stu Pidaso
      • 1 Year Ago
      One officer suffered minor industries, according to ABC. This might help the economy?
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