Two good Samaritans came to the aid of a California Highway Patrol officer who was being beaten by a suspect in Fairfield over the weekend.
Joel Jones, left, and Greg Bunting, right, reunited on June 20, 2017, days after they came to the aid of a CHP officer who was being attacked by a suspect in Fairfield. (Credit: KTXL)
The incident began Saturday morning, when witnesses reported seeing a driver in a Ford truck hitting vehicles between Highway 50 in Rancho Cordova and Interstate Canyon on Saturday morning, according to KTLA sister station KTXL in Sacramento.
Joel Jones was driving with his wife on I-80 in Fairfield when he saw the driver strike vehicles.
“Somebody [had] to stop him before somebody [got] killed,” Jones told the television station in an interview on Tuesday.
The couple called 911; a short time later, the driver slowed down and stopped. A CHP officer pulled over behind the vehicle …