Sacto 9-1-1
July 8, 2013
Sacramento officer narrowly avoids crash of truck into his patrol car

Marvin Albert, 54.JPGA Sacramento police officer at the side of the road on a traffic stop Sunday night nearly got hit by a driver whose truck plowed into his patrol car.

The officer was out of his police car near Executive Airport on the side of Freeport Boulevard at Kitchner Road about 9 p.m. The officer was speaking with the occupants of the pulled-over vehicle when he looked back just in time to see a truck heading toward his patrol car.

The officer jumped out of the way. The truck ran into the rear of the patrol car, which had its rear flashing lights activated at the time of the crash.

The officer suffered a minor injury. The driver of the truck, Marvin Lovell Albert, 54, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

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