October 24, 2020

Illinois State Police video shows troopers dragged by vehicle

An 8-year-old girl and another rear passenger were able to exit a vehicle just in time before it took off dragging two Illinois State Police officers before hitting a bus terminal.





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The driver of the vehicle struggled over a gun which went off, police say.

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Video shows one of the officers stayed with the driver urging him to “keep breathing” for more than ten minutes before an ambulance came.

Illinois State Police on Sunday released dashcam video from the Oct. 7, 2020, traffic stop in Harvey, Illinois.

In a narrative of the incident it released Friday, ISP described the moments four minutes into the traffic stop at 147th Street and Halsted Avenue.

On Wednesday, at 12:28, ISP said it conducted a traffic stop.

“At the request of the Trooper, the female driver, (21-year-old of Chicago, IL) stepped out of the vehicle for

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a group of people around each other: Mia Wright, 25, who was pulled from a car by Chicago police at Brickyard Mall, talks with family and supporters after speaking to media in the parking lot of the Brickyard Mall in Chicago on June 4, 2020.


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Mia Wright, 25, who was pulled from a car by Chicago police at Brickyard Mall, talks with family and supporters after speaking to media in the parking lot of the Brickyard Mall in Chicago on June 4, 2020.

The incident — caught on video — happened at Brickyard Mall at 2600 N. Narragansett Ave. during days of unrest following the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, who died after an officer placed his knee on Floyd’s neck.

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