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(DALLAS) — Dallas residents came to the aid of a police officer after a pickup truck side-swiped his squad car, sending it into a creek.

According to the Dallas Police Department, the officer was responding to a burglary call in the southwest part of the city on Memorial Day when the incident occurred.

Witnesses told ABC-owned station WFAA-TV that the pickup hit the officer’s car. None of the suspects have been apprehended at this time, according to the Dallas Police Department.

At least a dozen bystanders rushed to help the officer after his car fell about 30 feet into a creek.

The police officer, whose name has not yet been released, was taken to a nearby hospital and remains in stable condition, the Dallas Police Department told ABC News.

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