ORLANDO, Fla. – A man convicted of ramming a car into cops and being involved in another crash that killed a passenger hopes to soon walk out of jail.
Isaac Anderson's lawyer said new evidence proves he's innocent.
On Wednesday, a judge ordered a new trial in the initial crash that happened near Washington Street and Rosalind Avenue in downtown Orlando in April 2011. At the time, Orlando police said he rammed into them. A jury convicted him of aggravated battery on a law enforcement officer.
"My client, Isaac Anderson, was very adamant that he had not run into police, that they had run into him and that if somebody could just get a picture of the car, it would prove that," said David Frakt, Anderson's attorney.
Recently, Frakt was able to get several pictures from the car insurance company that show no damage on the front of the car. It's evidence never shown in court.
"It's pretty rare when you have photographic evidence that proves that the police lied and your client is innocent," said Frakt, who has filed a complaint with the Orlando Police Department Internal Affairs.
It's up to the state attorney's office to decide whether to have a new trial, but Frakt said he is hopeful the SAO will decide to not pursue it.
Now, Frakt is working on another case that, if won, could get Anderson out of jail completely.