RAW VIDEO: MnDOT releases new traffic cam video of tanker that drove into I-35W crowd | KSTP.com

RAW VIDEO: MnDOT releases new traffic cam video of tanker that drove into I-35W crowd

Josh Skluzacek
Updated: June 02, 2020 02:44 PM
Created: June 02, 2020 01:11 PM

Tuesday, the Minnesota Department of Transportation released new video from traffic cameras of a tanker that drove into a crowd of protesters on Interstate 35W.

The incident happened Sunday evening during protests over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

Man who drove truck toward crowd of protesters on I-35W released from jail

Bogdan Vechirko, the driver of the tanker, was booked into Hennepin County Jail Sunday but Gov. Tim Walz and Minnesota Department of Public Safety Commissioner John Harrington said Monday that it doesn't appear Vechirko intentionally drove on the highway or tried to cause harm. Vechirko was released without charges Tuesday afternoon.

The video released Tuesday shows different camera views of Vechirko as he drove on the highway before getting near the crowd. You can watch the full video by clicking the video box above.

Tanker truck drives through crowd of protesters on I-35W bridge, officials say doesn't appear to be intentional

New video shows tanker truck driver at gas station just minutes before driving into crowd on I-35W Bridge

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