The incident involving a CHP cruiser occurred when a group of three activists approached the vehicle at the intersection of
As the first demonstrator makes it all the way up the hood and onto the roof, the CHP Dodge Charger accelerates abruptly toward the center of the intersection. A person in a red hat is thrown several feet onto the ground, while a person in the white T-shirt that reads "Trump sucks" also falls down, video shows.
A Bee reporter at the scene observed the individual who'd crawled on top of the car being taken away by an ambulance from Watt and Airbase around
"We've had all kind of Trump supporters coming through, running us over, hitting us with their cars," a protester and witness who declined to give her full name, said. "... the police, trying to turn over into our protest, we surround the cars, we get near the cars asking them to leave. They won't leave, and next thing you know, they're starting to drive through the crowd."
The CHP cruiser slows down, loops the intersection and then drives away as a crowd of protesters approaches it, shouting and attempting to take photos of its license plate. One of the demonstrators approaches from behind on roller skates and kicks the vehicle on the rear corner before it drives away. The clip ends.
In the other incident, which was broadcast live by local TV news station KCRA shortly before noon, a green Volvo swerves into a group of demonstrators gathered in the right lane of a roadway about a block east of McClellan. The car strikes two or three people, one of whom falls hard to the ground. The Volvo then speeds away, the news clip shows.
The CHP's online activity log indicated that the green Volvo involved was located and stopped by CHP officers within about 20 minutes. The CHP log says officers responded to reports that a vehicle hit "multiple" pedestrians near
No other details were immediately available, including the identity of the possible hit-and-run suspect or the condition of the person transported by ambulance.
A spokesman for the CHP North Sacramento office told The Bee by phone that he was assisting traffic control and could not immediately provide more details on the incident involving the green Volvo, for which investigators were continuing to gather information in the early afternoon.
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