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Video shows Tacoma officer running over man lying on street


Tacoma, Washington, police are investigating after an officer ran over a man lying on the street early Saturday morning. 

The incident happened at about 1:20 a.m.

Tacoma Police Department spokewoman Loretta Cool told KIRO 7 a patrol vehicle traveling at 10 mph ran over a person lying on the roadway. 

Police said the officer was patrolling the area and didn’t see the person on the roadway.

A resident in the neighborhood caught the incident on surveillance video and shared it with KIRO 7. 

KIRO 7 news partner the Tacoma News Tribune reported the victim was a 22-year-old man. He was taken to the hospital and is in critical condition. 

 Cool said the investigation remains ongoing.



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