Two Hampton officers have close call with falling tree during storms

Posted at 1:21 PM, Jan 03, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-03 13:44:31-05

HAMPTON, Va. - Hampton Police officers had a close call with nature during a storm on Monday.

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Two Hampton officers were in a search and rescue truck in their way to help civilians when the truck was struck by a tree.

The incident happened at 11:03 a.m. in the 700 block of Beach Road.

The tree crashed through the front windshield. The officers walked away with only minor injuries.

This is just one of many accidents that has happened due to the storm on Monday.

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