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Human smuggler near Texas border nearly runs over DPS trooper in high-speed pursuit

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Bodycam and dashcam footage from the Texas Department of Public Safety shows a driver in Zavala County, Texas, attempting to drive his car into a law enforcement officer as he lays out a tire deflation trap, officials say.

The incident, which took place on Mar. 24, shows a Texas Department of Public Safety (TXDPS) trooper in pursuit of a driver after attempting to stop his vehicle on a traffic violation.

Texas Department of Public Safety trooper is nearly run over by driver
A driver attempts to run over a Texas police officer in Zavala County.
The driver reportedly refused to stop before taking off, prompting a high-speed pursuit.

An officer captured in the dashcam footage can be heard reporting speeds approaching 120 mph as he pursued the suspect.

Video shows the driver nearly running over a trooper, deploying a trap to deflate the driver's tires.

Texas Department of Public Safety trooper is nearly run over by driver
A driver attempts to run over a Texas police officer in Zavala County.
The officer is seen narrowly dodging out of the way as the car careens through the stop and continues to evade arrest.

The driver eventually lost control and bailed out of the car before being arrested, according to a statement attached to the video by TXDPS.

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Apr-7-2023
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