Dramatic Highway Police Chase Caught on Tape

Simple traffic stop goes wildly out of control; police shoot at car to stop driver.
1:44 | 11/17/13

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traffic stop caught on tape that quickly spirals out of control. A new mexico mother pulled over. She jumps in and drives off. Then officers open fire, with five children inside the family mini van. Here tonight, abc's aditi roy. Reporter: It was a traffic stop that quickly escalated. Doing 71 back there in a 55, okay. Reporter: In the video, a woman, whom police identify as 39-year-old oriana ferrell from tennessee. Turn the vehicle off for me. Reporter: She speeds away, setting off a half mile chase. The officer catches up to her, this time, he reaches in to pull her out. You are already facing evading charges right now. You ran away from me. I pulled back over. I didn't run away. Reporter: Finally, she comes out. Turn around and face your vehicle. Ma'am, listen to me. Reporter: But ferrell tries to get back in the car again. Her five children ranging from 6 to 18 years old all still in the car. Ferrell's 14-year-old son comes out of the van and scuffles with the officer. You can hear the other children screaming. The boy rushing back in as police backup arrives. Open the door! Open the door! Reporter: The officer smashes the rear side window with the baton. Ferrell drives away a second time, while another officer fires three shots at the mini van. Finally, ferrell gives up in front of a hotel. She and her son are arrested. She faces charges including child abuse, fleeing from authorities and possession of drug paraphernalia. Her son is charged with battery of an officer. New mexico state police say all three officers in the video are being investigated. Abc news tried reaching tout out to ferrell and her lawyer. Her attorney says they have no comment. Ferrell is out on bond.

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