CHP cruiser drives by Trump crowd, flings man onto highway

As a crowd gathered Monday outdoors McClellan Airport in Sacramento following the arrival of President Trump, one man climbed atop a California Freeway Patrol car, which drove ahead, throwing the person excessive of the cruiser and onto the pavement.

Video from NBC Information and bystanders present a person sporting a pink hat climbing onto the hood of the shifting CHP car after which continuing to scale the windshield.

Within the video, demonstrators flank the automotive as the person is flung off. The car flips the person over his facet earlier than he lands on his abdomen on the pavement. At the least one different particular person was knocked down by the automotive.

Different video shows a person being loaded into an ambulance as the gang cheers. One of many males within the gathering might be seen making obscene gestures towards a number of CHP officers, who walked behind the injured particular person, who was mendacity on a stretcher.

CHP officers weren’t instantly obtainable to reply questions in regards to the incident, which appeared to happen at Watt Avenue and Airbase Drive.

Roughly three blocks away, one other incident involving a car and protesters befell earlier within the day. Video from the scene confirmed a inexperienced Volvo driving into a bunch of demonstrators on the facet of the highway in McClellan Park, simply outdoors Sacramento. It was not instantly clear whether or not CHP officers at that location had been linked to the later occasion.

Trump arrived in California on Monday for a briefing on the massive wildfires which have ravaged the state for days. Greater than three.three million acres have burned within the firestorm, and more than 4,100 structures have been destroyed.

Earlier than Trump’s arrival, protesters and supporters gathered outdoors the airfield, holding indicators that shared messages supporting and denouncing the president.

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