FAST FIVE: Watch: Horrific Scene As Car Plows Into BLM Protesters On Seattle Freeway
-AP Moment before impact at the BLM protest in Seattle.
The protest had gone on for almost 2 hours, moving from street to street before reaching the highway, where they parked vans on the road and prepared to block vehicles.
pic.twitter.com/iVITRLPgND – Ian Miles Cheong (@stillgray) July 4, 2020 The incident which occurred just after 1:30 a.m.
pic.twitter.com/gU1QH6TFTu – Trooper Rick Johnson (@wspd2pio) July 4, 2020 Seattle has been the site of prolonged unrest following the May 25 police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, which sparked nationwide protests.
He emphasized that the freeway is “simply not a safe place” for pedestrians, and said he hoped protesters would cease what he termed “unlawful behavior” in blocking the interstate.