Video: shows officer dragged onto I-285

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DUNWOODY, Ga. (CNN) — Dramatic dashcam video shows an officer in the Atlanta Area being dragged onto a major interstate during a traffic stop, then thrown.

Police say Dunwoody Officers pulled over a driver, Thursday, for violating Georgia’s hands-free law.

As an officer was speaking to the driver, he drove off, but officer Nathan Daley held on.

A second officer got back in the patrol car and followed.

Officer Daley was eventually thrown from the car and onto I-285.

Police say the driver continued on, hitting other cars before he pulled over and ran off.

Officers chased him down and arrested him.

He faces a series of charges, including aggravated assault on a police officer and trafficking ecstasy.

Officer Daley was treated for injuries at the hospital, and is now recovering at home.

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