WATCH: Wyoming trooper narrowly escapes out-of-control minivan
A winter storm was producing snow and caused slick roadways at the time of the crash
LARAMIE, Wy. -- A Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper was lucky to walk away from a crash after a close call with an out-of-control minivan on Interstate 80 on Wednesday.
The incident happened near the town of Laramie, and the entire event was captured on dashcam.
The Wyoming Highway Patrol says troopers were in the area working a crash when an approaching vehicle lost control and started careening towards the law enforcement officers.
A trooper who was walking towards his car noticed the oncoming vehicle and quickly tried to get out of the way.
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The minivan crashed into the terrain next to the interstate.
The WHP reports that neither the trooper nor the minivan occupants were injured.
A storm system was creating blowing snow at the time of the crash.
The Wyoming Dept. of Transportation warned drivers in the region of dangerous driving conditions, which included blowing snow, ice and reduced visibilities.
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Troopers remind drivers when conditions are poor due to weather to slow down, use caution and plan ahead.