By Suzie Ziegler
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A stunning visitors cease caught on dashcam exhibits the second an officer was run over whereas making an attempt to take a person into custody.
The video exhibits Franklin Police Officer Dustyn Stevens fighting Roy Nicholson after pulling Nicholson over for a visitors violation, FOX 17 reported. Officer Matt Lamarr comes over to assist, however Nicholson manages to battle his manner again into his automobile and begins driving away. The officers are dragged earlier than being knocked to the bottom and into oncoming visitors. Whereas fleeing, Nicholson runs over Stevens’ legs.
“It may’ve run over his chest, his head, all of those totally different very important organs, so the truth that it ran over his legs, and so they weren’t damaged, is de facto miraculous,” mentioned Lt. Charlie Warner of the Franklin Police Division.
Warner says the state of affairs may have been a lot worse if the officers had been any nearer to oncoming automobiles.
“We had officers harm. However they may have been killed. That actually drives residence the significance to all of us as drivers to maneuver over,” Warner mentioned.
Witnesses helped officers discover Nicholson, who was taken into custody a short while later, in line with the report. Nicholson is charged with two counts of aggravated assault in opposition to a primary responder and felony evading. Police say Nicholson is now free on a $40,000 bond.