Loading…
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
HomeNewsState
Published: Monday, 3/1/2010

Vehicle on icy road sends Ohio officer flying

ASSOCIATED PRESS

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS, Ohio — A suburban Cleveland police officer who stopped to help a motorist alongside an icy highway ramp was sent flying by another vehicle going out of control.

Dashboard video from Lt. John Lambert's cruiser shows the officer from Brooklyn Heights pushing the first motorist out of the way on Saturday and then flipping head over heels over a roadside guardrail.

Brooklyn Heights Lt. Joseph Zawislan (zuh-WIH'-sluhn) says 42-year-old Lambert is in good spirits but suffered a broken pelvis, fractured eye socket and cracked tailbone. He's in fair condition at MetroHealth Medical Center.

The two drivers were not hurt.

Police say the accident remains under investigation. No charges have been filed.



Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.








Poll