Cop Runs Stop Sign Without Lights or Sirens, Hits Pedestrian, Cutting Off Both Legs, 5 Hospitalized

By Matt Agorist, The Free Thought Project – Snohomish County, WA — A violent, multiple vehicle crash unfolded last week after a Snohomish County Sheriff’s deputy ran a stop sign. The resulting crash left five people hospitalized. One man, who was loading up his pick-up truck with the tailgate down, was hit by the police cruiser, pinning him in between the car and his truck. The man, who neighbors say was a construction worker, was taken to Harborview Regional Medical Center in Seattle where both of his legs were amputated. As of today, he is still in ICU. Witnesses recall that the deputy did not have his lights on, nor his siren as he sped through the stop sign at the north Everett intersection of Rockefeller Avenue and 23rd Street just before noon on Friday. Steve Teixeira, a neighbor who heard the crash, described hearing the man screaming in agony as...

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