She said she became frightened by the officer as he was “arrogant acting with me,” her suit alleges.
Pinnock’s family wants the FBI to file an attempted murder charge against the unidentified CHP officer.
California Highway Patrol investigators have seized the medical records of a woman seen on video being repeatedly punched by one of its officers on the side of a Los Angeles freeway.
Community leaders held a news conference Thursday calling for Attorney General Eric Holder to conduct an immediate investigation into the video released of a California Highway Patrol officer beating a woman.
The video went viral and sparked outrage around the city.