VIDEO: Tow operator recovering semi has to run for his life to avoid out of control SUV

A Nebraska sheriff’s office shared dash cam video that will give you new respect for the risks that tow operators face out on the road every day.

The video was captured on January 16 at 120th and Highway 2 in Lancaster County, Nebraska.

In the video, a tow operator working to recover a truck during inclement weather has to suddenly sprint to avoid being struck by an SUV that lost control on the icy roadway.

 Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office shared video of the incident with a reminder about safe driving: “With more winter weather in the forecast, please use caution and SLOW DOWN. Your driving decisions can have life-changing consequences for you, first responders and others on the roadway. Fortunately, these events did not lead to any significant injuries.”

Check out the video below.