State trooper dragged during traffic stop in Hempstead on Southern State Parkway
HEMPSTEAD, Long Island (WABC) — A state trooper attempting to make a traffic stop was dragged and injured by a driver on Long Island Wednesday afternoon, and cellphone video shows some of the dramatic moments unfolding.It happened on the westbound Southern State Parkway in Hempstead around 3 p.m.
–The state trooper pulled over a vehicle near Exit 19S – Peninsula Boulevard. There was a struggle and when the trooper tried to arrest the driver, police say he took off with the trooper hanging from the window. The Honda Accord coup then crashed into the center median. That’s when an Eyewitness News viewer started recording. Full Video In Link Below. -EH