Protester gets crushed between 2 armored police vehicles in Chile

CHILE – A 20-year-old protester was crushed between 2 armored police vehicles during manifestations in Plaza Baquedano.

The victim, identified as Oscar Ignacio Pérez Cortéz, was crushed between two Carabineros de Chile armored vehicles, leaving him with serious injuries including four pelvic fractures and a split urethra.

Footage from the attack shows outraged protestors attacking the Carabineros de Chile armored vehicles and tending to Pérez immediately after the assault.

Chilean prosecutors have filed charges of reckless injury against the military policeman at a Santiago court as the death toll from anti-government protests rose to 26.