ORLANDO, Fla. (WESH) – Dramatic body camera footage shows a Florida police officer being dragged after a traffic stop gone wrong.
Orlando police say Zavier Askew, 25, took off from a traffic stop after the officer spotted marijuana in his car with the officer holding on.
According to officials, the suspect ran into the car and tried to drive away, going close to 60 miles per hour with the officer hanging on for his life.
The officer’s body camera was up against the suspect as they battled in the driver’s seat of the car.
It finally ended when the driver slammed into a tree.
The officer had some cuts on his face, but was not seriously hurt and Askew was arrested.
Askew is facing charges including attempted murder of a law enforcement officer, and kidnapping.