WATCH: Wrong-way driver nearly hits slams into officer

A wrong-way driver nearly took out an officer and the driver he had pulled over.

BRIDGEPORT, Tex. -- A close call with a wrong-way driver for a Texas officer was captured on dashcam.

Cpl. Taylor with the Bridgeport Police Department had a driver pulled over for allegedly running a red light.  During the stop, another driver who was driving on the wrong side of the road nearly hit the officer and the car.

The officer had to run out of the way, then let the guy he had pulled over go and went after the wrong-way driver.

The driver who nearly hit Cpl. Taylor was caught and taken to the Wise County Jail for suspected drunk driving.

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