UPDATE: MyFOX Houston found the dashcam footage from the incident. It’s after the jump.
Texans running back Ryan Moats was obstructed from entering a Plano-area hospital last week after Plano police pulled him over in the ER parking lot for running a red light. When Moats attempted to explain that he, his wife, and another woman were there to see Moats’ dying mother-in-law, Officer Robert Powell of the Dallas Police Department refused to let him do so. From WFAA:
Dashcam video from the Dallas officer’s patrol car captured the incident.
“Get in there,” Officer Powell yelled out to Tamishia Moats, Ryan’s wife, as she exited the car. “Let me see your hands. Get in there. Put your hands on the car.”
“Excuse me, my mom is dying,” Moats said.
Moats and the other woman ignored Officer Powell’s commands and rushed inside the hospital to see her mother.
Even after pleas from nurses at the hospital and another police officer, Officer Powell would not relent. Read the rest of this entry »