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Caught on camera: Texas police officer nearly hit by sliding car

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Dashcam video shows the officer slipping on ice near a highway ramp. (Courtesy: Hurst Police Department)

A close call-- a police officer with the Hurst Police Department in Texas was nearly hit by a car on the highway.

Dashcam video shows the officer slipping on ice near a highway ramp. As the officer falls, a car narrowly misses him and hits the patrol vehicle.

"An example of why we highly discourage traveling in the current weather conditions.," the Hurst Police Department wrote on Facebook. "The roads are extremely dangerous. If you must travel, take caution and be safe. The officer was not seriously injured."

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