OHP says before the home video was recording, the paramedic assaulted the state trooper. Witness Diana Walkup says the paramedic never touched anyone until the patrolman grabbed his arm. UNDATED – There are more details about a confrontation earlier this week between an Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper and a paramedic in Okfuskee County. The incident was caught on tape as the trooper accuses the ambulance driver of not pulling over when the patrol car was trying pass him. What does the law say about who has the right of way? It was Sunday along Highway 62 in Paden. Kenyada Davis is behind the cell phone camera. His mother was being transported by Muscogee Creek Nation EMS to a hospital in Prague.
5/27/2009 Related story: Trooper, Paramedic Fight Caught on Tape In a statement obtained by The News On 6, paramedic Maurice White said the patrol car came within three feet of the ambulance with its lights on, eventually passing while telling the driver over the emergency radio: “You should consider checking you rearview mirrors.” After taking care of the original call, the trooper waited for the ambulance and pulled it over. White says in his statement: “The officer got out of his vehicle in a state of rage.” Read the Paramedic’s Report Read a witness’s statement A witness, who declined to go on camera, told The News On 6 the same story. “He was yelling, screaming. He was irrational to me,” said witness Diana Walkup. OHP says before the home video was recording, the paramedic assaulted the state trooper. But, Diana Walkup says the paramedic never touched anyone until the patrolman grabbed his arm.