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Trooper stops driver with cruiser

Posted by Trina Edwards - email

BATAVIA, OH (FOX19) - An Ohio State Trooper used some quick thinking to stop a vehicle that had an incoherent driver behind the wheel.

The trooper was finishing up some paperwork on SR 32 in Batavia last week when he spotted a vehicle traveling along the berm at a rate of about 15 miles per hour. The trooper spotted driver slumped over the wheel and passenger attempting to steer the vehicle and honking and waving at the trooper to get his attention.

The vehicle was heading to a section of road that graded downhill for approximately a half-a-mile. As the vehicle passed the cruiser the trooper pulled out and sped ahead of the vehicle, placing his cruiser in front of the vehicle and slowly stopping both his cruiser and the vehicle.

Emergency personnel were called and transported the driver to a local hospital.

Watch the dash came video here: www.statepatrol.ohio.gov.

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