Video: Tenn. police searching for ATV driver who dragged officer
The officer was dragged by the driver before being thrown into a metal barrier along the road
By PoliceOne Staff
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Police are searching for the motorist who dragged an officer on Saturday.
According to CNN, about 100 ATVs, four wheelers, motorcycles and dirt bikes illegally took over a Nashville street Saturday afternoon. This was the second day in a row that off-road vehicles drove on major roads throughout the city.
During the incident, Sgt. John Bourque attempted to stop one of the vehicles, but was struck by the ATV driver and dragged before being let go into a metal barrier along the road.
Bourque, a 22-year LE veteran, was treated and released from a local hospital.
Sgt.John Bourque has been released from Vanderbilt and is resting at home. MNPD still working to identify the driver of the 4 wheeler who dragged him on Broadway. pic.twitter.com/JCa68KqsfC— Metro Nashville PD (@MNPDNashville) March 17, 2019
Police are searching for the suspect.
- Officer Safety