DASH CAM VIDEO: Cop hit by car; gets up, walks

Fort Worth officer fractures vertebrae; driver arrested for DWI

By David Ibanez - Web - Managing Editor

FORT WORTH, Texas - A Fort Worth police officer was seriously injured after a car slammed into him while he was conducting a routine traffic stop.

Officer Matte Lesell's dash cam showed the officer flying into the air and landing on the road.

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He somehow was able to get up and walk and called for backup.

Lesell suffered a fractured vertebra and a hyper-extended foot.

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The driver of the car that hit him was arrested and charged with intoxicated assault.




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