On-the-Scene: Intense Confrontations at Occupy Protests

November 03, 2011

WARNING: Adult Language

"Occupy" protests in Denver and Oakland this week resulted in dramatic confrontations which were captured on video and posted to YouTube yesterday.

In a chaotic moment getting a lot of press, two "Occupy Oakland" protesters were reportedly injured when they were hit by a Mercedes in the street last night. The video below depicts the scene following the incident as police responded and protesters confronted the driver:

Meanwhile, video was posted of a clash between protesters and police in Denver Friday, during which officers were said to have used pepper-spray to disperse demonstrators. (Adjust your volume.)