MT. JULIET, TN - A close call for a Middle Tennessee police officer.
The Mount Juliet officer was responding to a truck fire on I-40 on Monday. Shortly after he exited the car, a passing vehicle slammed right into.
The impact was captured on the officers cruiser camera.
After striking the patrol vehicle, the other car left the roadway and stopped around 450 feet after impact.
The driver of the car was not injured.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.