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Fort Worth Police Officer in ICU After Jumping Out of way of Driver

A Fort Worth police officer is recovering in a local ICU after being injured while assisting a stranded driver.

At 11:19 pm Friday evening, Fort Worth police officers were dispatched to a stalled food truck on a ramp at the I35W and North Loop 820 interchange.

One of the officers had established a line of flares to assist with traffic control when a driver disregarded the flare line and drove towards the officer. The officer jumped out of the way and fell a long distance off the ramp.

The officer sustained multiple traumatic injuries and has already had one surgery, according to reports.

It is unknown if the driver was arrested.


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