Utah trooper knocked in the air by out-of-control-car



The control of the vehicle becomes Utah highway agent

Raw video: Trooper Cade Brenchley was assiting a disabled vehicle when he was hit by a car sliding on the icy highway.

Shocking dashcam footage from a Utah state trooper’s vehicle captured the moment an out-of-control car on a snowy highway, hit the sergeant, rocketing him into the air.

The footage of Sunday’s accident, released by the Utah Highway Patrol, shows Sgt. Cade Brenchley to pull to the side of a highway in Sardine Canyon to respond to the driver of a vehicle that slid off the road.

AND SLOW down: Dash cam video of a UHP trooper hit during the snow-storm.

Utah Public Safety (@UtahDPS) March 27, 2018

Brenchley, a 13-year veteran of the state highway patrol, gets out of his vehicle to walk to the disabled vehicle when suddenly a small black car slides out of the track and through the snow, striking the trooper from behind and send him flying through the air.

Brenchley the body hits the car that he responds to and lands on the ground, in the vicinity of the car on the passenger side doors.

The car’s driver, along with a few other drivers, do you carry out to help the soldier, who seems to be moving a little. The Ministry of Public Security, said the quick-thinking bystanders use Brenchley the patrol car radio to call for help.

Sgt. Cade Brenchley said that after he was hit, he “woke up and saw the snow and I was lying there and he knocked the wind out of me and I was gasping for breath.”

(Fox 13)

At the time that he was hit, Brenchley told Fox 13, everything was black.

“I woke up and saw the snow and I was lying there and he knocked the wind out of me and I was gasping for breath,” he said.

Brenchley suffered broken ribs and a broken shoulder blade in the accident. Officials noted that the trooper was the 11th to be hit on Utah roads in 2018.

This is the 11th trooper hit on the road this year (Jan. 1-present). In 2017, 10 troopers were hit.

Utah Public Safety (@UtahDPS) March 27, 2018

Brenchley, a married father of four, said he was “really grateful” to life, and that “the miraculous” that he only supported the number of injuries that he did.

He hopes that the video released of the accident will be a lesson for people to slow down during the drive.

“If there is snow on the road that you simply will need to check your ego and slow down,” Brenchley told Fox 13.

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert echoed Brenchley, the feelings, the insistence on Twitter to “Please slow down and drive safely.”

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