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Police Officer Hit By Falling Tree During Traffic Stop

Posted May 12th, 2014 @ 7:23am

Police dash cam in Centerville Iowa caught this.

A woman was pulled over for driving with her headlights off and as the officer approached the suv a giant oak tree fell hitting the officer and suv.

The Centerville police chief issued a statement saying there was no wind in the area that night and the owners of the tree said they had no idea it had rotted because it appeared healthy and continued to sprout green leaves each season.

The police officer and driver had minor injuries.

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