Driver arrested after dragging Wash. officer 30 feet

The officer was dragged on the ground behind a truck after attempting to arrest a woman for outstanding warrants

By PoliceOne Staff

BURLINGTON, Wash. — A woman has been arrested after dragging an officer with her car 30 feet while he attempted to arrest her for multiple warrants on Saturday.

According to local news station KIRO 7, the officer attempted to take the 29-year-old woman into custody when she drove away in a truck, dragging the officer on the ground behind the vehicle.

More officers responded and attempted to help the officer being dragged, but the woman continued to accelerate, running a red light and hitting a car that had two people inside.

When police went to give aid to the two people in the vehicle that was hit, the woman fled.

The officer and a 78-year-old woman were transported to a local hospital.

The woman was found and taken into custody on Sunday afternoon.

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