3 injured after car hits parked Florida patrol car

Posted at 7:12 AM, Sep 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-24 07:12:20-04

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) - Officials say a Florida Highway Patrol trooper suffered minor injuries after a driver crashed into his parked patrol car in a construction zone

The Orlando Sentinel reports that the crash happened Sunday night on Florida's Turnpike in Osceola County.

Investigators say the trooper had just pulled his patrol car into the center median when a 23-year-old woman lost control of her car and drove into the grass, striking the back of the cruiser.

The trooper, the other driver and a passenger in the other driver's car where taken to nearby hospitals with minor injuries.

Officials say the crash remains under investigation, and charges are pending.


Information from: Orlando Sentinel,

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