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Video shows tow truck crashing into patrol car on Alligator Alley

Posted at 8:40 AM, Jul 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-04 08:51:03-04

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. --- Brand new video has been released showing the moment a truck scraped past a state trooper on Alligator Alley.

Florida Highway Patrol released this dash cam video on Twitter. It shows the moment a truck hits that patrol car on I-75 near Collier Boulevard.

This happened on Monday.

Fortunately, the trooper is okay, and sustained only minor injury.

The driver of the tow truck told troopers he fell asleep at the wheel.