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Peru Police Officer Narrowly Escapes Being Crushed By Truck (VIDEO)


First Posted: 10/22/10 06:48 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 07:05 PM ET

A Peru policewoman's near-fatal collision with an 18 wheeler has been captured on CCTV.

In the clip, the officer -- identified by the New York Daily News as Carina Jessica Nalvarrte Tippe -- enters a busy highway intersection on her motorcycle when the truck appears at her left. Her bike slams into the wheel of the truck, and she tumbles to the asphalt below.

She was reportedly unconscious for 40 minutes before emergency crews arrived. According to The Telegraph, she is currently recovering from a broken shoulder and a series of bruises.

Watch incredible footage of the collision here:

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