Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Alert trucker helps end police chase of murder suspect

KTLA Los Angelos reporter Bill Melugin got set up live in time to capture footage of a big rig truck stopping a vehicle being driven by a murder suspect on April 6th.

KTLA reported, “The big rig truck driver, Ahmed Shabaan, said he tried to end the dangerous pursuit by blocking the pickup truck’s path. Shabaan said he knew a murder suspect was involved in the chase so he tracked the driver, lined the big rig truck so the suspect’s pickup truck would smash into the massive vehicle near an intersection in the Pomona area.”

Previous to the dramatic police take-down, the event was reminscent of the OJ Simpson police chase as news helicopters followed and broadcast the suspect’s journey, which Shabaan was following in real-time: