Walker nonetheless has not been attempted for 2013 chase
Former NASCAR driver Tyler Walker was arrested on Jan. thirty, 2013 after a large-speed car chase that involved police from 3 states.
For the very first time, Autoweek has obtained police video from the chase.
The video, which consists of about eleven minutes of footage, was edited down from about an hour and a half of the ordeal. After a Freedom of Information Act request was produced, the video was supplied by the Utah Highway patrol.
Right here are some of the highlights of the video:
– Walker’;s black 2007 BMW evading police and at 1 point stopping and appearing to pull more than, prior to taking off once more.
– A rear tire on Walker’;s auto smoking just before the driver attempted to exit the highway by pulling on to an entrance ramp the incorrect way (the car was stopped by oncoming site visitors before Walker exited the car and attempted to flee on foot).
-A quite out-of-it-sounding Walker talking about his knees hurting and obtaining an “ACL substitute.”
-His rights currently being go through to him.
– A Utah Highway Patrolman pouring out an open bottle of vodka.
– Walker getting his handcuffs switched while his face is on the hood of the police automobile.
Walker was charged with evading, possession of amphetamines, marijuana and narcotic products as effectively as driving under the influence of drugs, open container/drinking in a public place and a liquor license violation. The costs include the 2 felonies and misdemeanors.
On July sixteen, 2013, Walker pleaded not guilty to all expenses by means of his lawyer. He is scheduled to be in court once more this month.
Walker ran 3 NASCAR Nationwide Series races in 2004 and sixteen in 2005. He ran 3 Camping Globe Truck Series races in 2003 and 6 in 2007. In Could of 2007 he was suspended by NASCAR for violating its substance abuse policy and hasn’;t run a NASCAR race given that. His biggest racing successes came in open-wheel, filth-track Sprint Autos even though racing in the Planet of Outlaws.
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