AUSTIN, TEXAS – Austin’s police chief is suspending an officer after the officer ran into a pedestrian with his cruiser.
Dash cam video shows officer Carlos Mayfield turning right into a cross walk and hitting the woman.
It happened on the evening of May 16 in downtown Austin at the intersection of 7th and San Jacinto.
The woman suffered non- life threatening injuries.
Officer Mayfield’s one day suspension is common discipline for police involved in traffic mishaps.