Video shows man take Atlanta police car on joyride, crash on tracks, officers rescue him from oncoming train
Dramatic video showed the stolen police car speeding away on Greenbriar Parkway just after 2 a.m.
“The officer immediately got on his radio and gave the lookout direction of travel,” said Atlanta Sgt. Chaffee. Other law enforcement agencies joined the chase.
Moments later, Atlanta Police Department’s helicopter spotted the stolen vehicle and tracked it as the suspect took it for a joyride.
The suspect then drove the car onto the train tracks off of McDonough Boulevard before it flipped over. Officers moved in thinking the whole ordeal was over.
“Train! Train!,” the officers can be heard yelling.
They saw a freight train barreling toward the cruiser with the suspect stuck inside.
“They just immediately went into rescue mode where they got to get this guy out of the car and away from that train, read more