Watch: close call for cop making traffic stop
(Burlington Township PD) Police in New Jersey are calling for people to slow down and take a look, after a close call for one of their officers during a traffic stop caught on body camera.
Body camera footage shows the officer’s cruiser get clipped by a passing vehicle, just as the officer is stepping out.
Thankfully, the officer acted quickly to get out of the way and was not injured.
That passing car remained on scene, and no one in that vehicle was injured.
Police say the close call is an opportunity to remind drivers to slow down and move over when they see emergency vehicle on the shoulder.