MYERS (CBS13) — A California Highway Patrol officer is recovering after getting stabbed during a traffic stop last night.
It happened on I-5 near Myers.
The officer stopped a vehicle that was going over 100 miles per hour.
During the stop, investigators say 25-year-old Haile Neil of Martinez pulled out a concealed knife and stabbed the officer in the back.
A passing motorist stopped and helped the officer subdue Neil.
The office sustained non-life-threatening injuries, was treated, and released from a trauma center.
Neil is facing attempted murder charges, along with several others.