State trooper escapes death for second time

Cheating death once is frightening enough, but one Washington sate trooper has done it twice in just a little more than a year.

His latest brush with disaster, which brought him within inches of sure death, was caught on dashcam camera.

On Saturday morning, Trooper Michael Porter came to help a driver who lost control of her car on a slick Interstate 405 at the Interstate-90 interchange and slid into a ditch.

“Contacted her. She was all right. Advised her to put her safety belt on, and I was going to call a tow truck and put some flares out behind the scene,” said the trooper.

But moments later, as he walked back to his cruiser, “I looked up and observed a large vehicle rolling toward me at a very high rate of speed.”

The trooper had just an instant to react.

“The only thought that really went through my mind was, ‘Run, and don’t slip,”‘ he said.

It’s not the first time the trooper was nearly killed on the side of a View full post on “drunk” News

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