Remember the O.J. Simpson Bronco Chase ?
Most people remember just where and what they were doing 23 years ago tomorrow when OJ Simpson was being “chased “, and I use that word loosely, by the Los Angeles Police Department. It’s quite possible that you, like a good number of Americans, were glued to a television set following the progress of a white Ford Bronco as it cruised along a Los Angeles freeway with the police in slow-motion pursuit.The Bronco’s passenger was O.J. Simpson with Al Cowlings, Mr. Simpson’s friend and former teammate, driving the vehicle.The police had expected Mr. Simpson to turn himself in that afternoon on charges of murdering his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her companion, Ronald Goldman. But he never showed. The resulting low-speed chase ended in the driveway of Mr. Simpson’s home when Simpson gave himself up.
In 1995, he was acquitted of the 1994 murders after a lengthy and internationally publicized criminal trial. In 1997, a Civil Court awarded a $33.5 million judgment against Simpson for their wrongful deaths.
In 2007, Simpson was convicted of armed robbery and kidnapping charges in Las Vegas. He is currently serving time for those charges. If you ever wondered what has happened to that white Bronco? Here is your answer!
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