LA PORTE, Texas A La Porte police officer is OK after a close call along Highway 225 near Miller Cut Off Road, police said.

At 3:15 a.m., the officer pulled over to help a disabled vehicle, police said. As he was getting out, a red car came along and slammed into the stopped cruiser.

Luckily, the officer was able to jump out of the way and only suffered some minor cuts.

Life Flight took the driver of the red car to the hospital in serious condition.

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