Arkansas Woman Sues Trooper for Flipping Her SUV During Stop

An Arkansas woman who says she was injured when a state trooper deliberately bumped into her SUV, causing it to flip, because she didn’t immediately pull over for a traffic stop is suing him and the agency.

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This screen shot taken from dash cam video owned by the Arkansas State Police shows trooper Rodney Dunn walking toward a flipped car in Pulaski County, Ark., on July 9, 2020. An Arkansas woman is suing the state police after she says a trooper crashed into her car, causing it to flip, after she didn't immediately pull over for a traffic stop. An attorney for Janice Nicole Harper filed the lawsuit last month, May 2021, in Pulaski County against trooper Rodney Dunn and the Arkansas State Police. (Arkansas State Police via AP).
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas woman who says she was injured when a state trooper deliberately bumped into her SUV, causing it to flip, because she didn’t immediately pull over for a traffic stop is suing him and the agency. An attorney for Janice Nicole Harper filed the lawsuit last month in Pulaski County against trooper Rodney Dunn, several of his supervisors and the Arkansas State Police, alleging negligence and excessive use of…

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