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Dragged Massachusetts Officer Will Fully Recover

August 17, 2010  | 

A Salem (Mass.) PD officer is expected to fully recover from injuries he sustained when the driver of a vehicle accellerated after he reached into the passenger's window to take an ID, the Union Leader reports.

Salem PD's Dave Hyatt stopped a vehicle, after the driver and passenger yelled obscenities about his traffic direction. While taking an ID from a female passenger, driver William Manning accelerated, catching the officer's arm and dragging him several yards before he fell to the ground.

The officer is expected to fully recover.

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