INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A woman says in a lawsuit she went into an asthma
attack and was hospitalized after an Indiana state trooper ignored her
pleas that she couldn't breathe after he pulled her over.
Sally Still says she was driving home to retrieve an inhaler on July 4,
2011, and told Trooper Clint Hetrick about her medical condition when he
The lawsuit says Hetrick ignored her pleas for assistance and threatened
to break her car window with an iron bar when she rolled it up to seek
relief in the car's air conditioning.
The trooper allegedly called an ambulance when Still appeared to go into
an acute pulmonary attack and passed out. The suit alleges Still received
oxygen treatments at the hospital before being released.
State Police declined to comment.