Dash cam shows driver slamming into parked Franklin police car

Dash cam driver hits Franklin police car

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (WKRN) – Dash cam videos shows a driver slamming into a parked police car while the officer was inside the marked vehicle Tuesday night.

It happened on Interstate 65 near Peytonsville Road as the officer was assisting a stranded motorist around 10:30 p.m.

The patrol car sustained substantial damage.

The driver of the vehicle, 52-year-old Elizabeth Dorgan, was cited for disobeying the move over law and not having proof of insurance, according to a police release.

Police released two dash cam videos from the incident to emphasize how important it is for drivers to move over for parked or moving emergency vehicles.

Drivers who fail to obey the move over law results in a $500 fine and up to 30 days in jail.

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