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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