Video: Airborne truck nearly hits officers

Posted at 5:36 PM, Mar 18, 2014
and last updated 2014-03-18 19:36:54-04

JOHNSON COUNTY, Iowa -- An airborne pickup truck nearly took out sheriff's deputies and state trooper investigating a recent crash in Iowa.

The incident was recorded on dashcam video Friday.Authorities said a semi-trailer failed to slow down as it approached an accident scene and rear-ended a pickup truck, sending it careening toward the officers and down a hill.

The semi-trailer driver was cited for failure to maintain control, according to a report from KWWL.

A state trooper was treated for minor injuries.