Police Car Drives Through Crowd at Race, Injuring 2

The incident occurred in Tacoma, Washington.

  • Published 24 January 2021
Tacoma Police and other law enforcement officers stand in an intersection near the site of a car crash Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, in downtown Tacoma, Wash. At least one person was injured when a police car plowed through a crowd of people Saturday night who were watching a downtown street race, the Tacoma News-Tribune reported. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
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TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — At least two people were injured when a police officer responding to a report of a street race plowed his car through a crowd of pedestrians that had gathered around him and were pounding on the car’s windows in downtown Tacoma on Saturday night, officials said. The incident happened just before 7 p.m. as about 100 people were blocking an intersection and watching several cars spinning in circles, police told The…

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