Police: Man pushes wife out of car going 50 mph on Kansas highway
SALINE COUNTY, Kan. (KAKE) - A husband allegedly pushed his wife out of a speeding car on I-70 after an argument Sunday afternoon.
KSAL reports that 40-year-old Jeremiah John Bastin was arrested following an incident between him and his 28-year-old wife.
Police say that Bastin, his wife, and their three children were around one mile east of the Ohio exit on I-70 when Bastin tried to push his wife out of the moving car. The car was traveling around 50 mph at the time of the incident.
The woman got stuck on the seatbelt and proceeded to be dragged on the pavement before the car came to a stop.
The wife and the couple's two daughters were then left on the side of the highway and Bastin left with their son. He was then arrested a short time later 'without incident' at the family's home in southwest Salina. He is facing charges that could include one count of aggravated battery and two counts of endangering a child
Bastin's wife suffered multiple scratches and scrapes, but the daughters were not injured.