Shocking moment truck driver lunges at cop with a screwdriver is revealed in bodycam footage

Mail Online | 6/29/2019 | Chantalle Edmunds For
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Bodycam footage shows the moment a truck driver lunged at a police officer with a screwdriver after being handed a citation.

The incident happened on Wednesday at around 10am in Tuscarawas County, Ohio on Second Street NW near TMK Farm Service.

Truck - Driver - Elijah - Collins - III

The truck driver, who has been identified as Elijah Collins III, 32, was from High Point, North Carolina.

Captain Brian Dalton, 37, from Sugarcreek Ohio Police Department, began firing after Collins, who was driving a semi tractor-trailer, stabbed him in the neck with a screwdriver, according to Police Chief Kevin Kaser.

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The officer had cited Collins for damaging property after driving into an area where trucks were prohibited.

Dalton was wearing a body-mounted camera when he approached Collins who is seen in the footage to be sitting in the cab of his truck.

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It appears Collins is also filming the interaction with his phone.

Dalton asks Collins for the...
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