Video Shows MSP Trooper Run Stop Sign Then Arresting Other Driver
A Michigan State Trooper showed alarming behavior after running a stop sign and causing an accident.
According to WXYZ things got weird fast after this traffic incident in Southwest Detroit,
Not even 30 seconds after a crash involving undercover Michigan State Police troopers and a civilian, the troopers ordered that civilian to the ground, threatening him with a taser and handcuffing him.
Martinez seemed to have broken no laws. He was in a serious car accident seemly caused by the Michigan State Trooper running a stop sign. Yet, the trooper orders the injured Martinez out of the car and down to the ground while threatening him with a taser. He never asked if he was hurt. He then arrested him.
A witness says that the man was scared and bleeding from him nose, mouth and shoulder.
The victim's mother gave this disturbing quote to Fox2Detroit.com,
"He told him call my parents, call my mother," Martinez said of her son. "The police officer say 'you're 27 years old, you're old enough, you don't need no parents and plus you don't have no rights right now."
She also stated that she asked the officer for his supervisor's number and the officer did not want to give her that information.
The Michigan State Police says they are investigating the crash to see "who's really at fault." We'll keep you updated on this story.