19 August 2018
Sacramento police on Friday released bodycam and dashcam video that show a teenage boy hit by a police car as he was trying to run away from the police. Bodycam video shows the teenager attempting to escape on his bike shortly after police officers stop him for not having the proper night lights on his bike.
In the video an officer tries to stop the boy. Dashcam video shows a second patrol vehicle speeding down an empty street. The car swerves a sharp left in the direction of the boy and while braking. In another video released , detectives explain that the patrol vehicle went into understeer as the officer slammed it's brakes.