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What a police car wrapped around Superman might look like

Posted on November 19th, 2012

What a police car wrapped around Superman might look like

The word “miraculous” scarcely describes the survival of a Santa Maria, California police officer who wrapped his Ford Police Interceptor around a tree Sunday morning. It’s what the local Police Chief calls the “worst accident he’s seen in 35 years.”

Sunday was a busy day for the members of the Santa Maria Police Department, starting with a police chase that resulted in a stolen car crashing into a first grade classroom of a local school. But that’s not where this amazing crash happened.

Hours later, Officer Damon Badnell was responding to an officer involved in a foot pursuit of a burglary suspect when he lost control of his vehicle on a slippery road. The momentum wrapped the vehicle around the tree, nearly bisecting the Ford Crown Victoria.

The officer, who recently was awarded for stopping the most drunk drivers, has a few broken bones but doctors are hopeful about his recovery.

Automobile accidents are serious events that can cause both physical and mental pain. Trust the attorneys at Ciccarelli Law to seriously handle your case and get you the help you need and deserve.