A police officer’s quick thinking and equally quick feet helped him avoid being hit by a passing car while investigating an accident involving a deer earlier in the month.
Manchester Township Officer Kyle Rickvalsky was walking back to his patrol car, which had its emergency flashers on, when he saw a car heading toward him.
"With some quick thinking and ninja-like reflexes, Patrolman Rickvalsky was able to dive and roll out of the way of a vehicle that failed to move over," Manchester police wrote on Facebook.
Rickvalsky relayed the incident to dispatch, and the vehicle was stopped shortly after and the driver was issued a citation.
The state’s Move Over law requires drivers to slow down and, if safe, move to another lane when approaching emergency vehicles, tow trucks and maintenance vehicles with flashing lights on.
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