NORTH HIGHLANDS, Calif. (KTXL) — Tense moments unraveled at a protest in opposition to President Donald Trump throughout his go to with state leaders Monday as a demonstrator in Sacramento County climbed on prime of a California Freeway Patrol automobile.
The officer drove away, knocking the protester to the bottom.
“That officer was sitting right here parked for about half-hour and abruptly he turns his automobile on and gases it as quick as he can,” stated activist and director of Empact Leia Schenk. “It was not an accident in any respect. He deliberate it out.”
Schenk helped arrange the protest and advised FOX40 two demonstrators had been harm because the officer drove away.
The one knocked off the automobile was taken away on a stretcher for medical care. The Sacramento Metropolitan Fireplace District stated the extent of that particular person was taken to an area hospital and the extent of their accidents are unknown.
Schenk additionally doesn’t but know the extent of their accidents however stated these weren’t the one demonstrators harm.
FOX40 adopted protesters as they marched on the street, yelling and stopping visitors round McClellan Park.
Video captured vehicles driving into protesters, clipping them.
“So, we got here out right here peacefully and look what occurs. We have now six individuals ran down by Trumpsters after which we have now two extra ran down by CHP,” Schenk stated.
Schenk stated they had been protesting President Trump and his go to for a briefing on California’s wildfires.
“We’re right here as a result of it trickles down from the highest. Trump popping out right here was a political entrance,” Schenk stated. “He doesn’t care about forestry.”
Schenk stated their focus now could be shifting to the CHP, calling for solutions as to why the collision occurred.
FOX40 reached out to CHP for remark about what occurred however has but to obtain a response.