MELBOURNE, Fla. - Officials have released the 911 call and video from the moment a Melbourne police officer was seriously hurt in a crash.
Police say the officer was driving westbound on the East Eau Gallie bridge around 10 p.m. on Monday with lights and sirens activated when a vehicle pulled out in front of the officer, causing the officer to strike the vehicle.
"He hit a car – and it was a big 'ole crash!" the caller is heard saying.
The officer was seriously hurt in the crash but is expected to recover.
The other driver suffered minor injuries and was given a ticket.