Videos capture SUV ramming Oklahoma police officer's car

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Posted: Nov 10, 2015 6:37 PM

SAND SPRINGS, Okla. (AP) — Police in Oklahoma have released video from dashboard and body cameras showing a speeding SUV ramming a police officer's car as the officer fired his gun at the stolen vehicle.

The Tulsa World reports (http://bit.ly/1GVQoPQ ) Sand Springs Police Master Patrol Officer James Matthew Stacy survived with minor injuries after being thrown from the impact of the crash.

Videos released by the department from cameras on police cruiser dashboards and officers' bodies show the end to a 6-mile pursuit through the streets of the Tulsa suburb.

Sand Springs Police Chief Mike Carter says Stacy told investigators he intended to deploy stop sticks to disable the tires on the SUV, but realized he didn't have time and instead took cover behind his car door.

Police arrested the driver on numerous criminal complaints.