Florida Highway Patrol car struck by reckless driver on I-95 in Jupiter

JUPITER, FL – Authorities said a Florida Highway Patrol vehicle was struck by a car on a highway in Jupiter Thursday morning.

According to WPTV, a reckless driver behind the wheel of a Mercedes-Benz had been reported in the southbound lanes of Interstate 95. When the FHP tried to stop the driver, the car crashed into the FHP patrol car in the area of Indiantown Road at about 7:30 a.m. Minor injuries to both drivers were reported in the crash.

The incident caused major delays for rush-hour motorists as all southbound lanes of I-95 were closed for the police investigation. The lanes were reopened by 11 a.m.

Reckless drivers pose a hazard to everyone on the road and can cause serious injuries. If you or someone you love has been injured as a result of another driver’s negligence, you may be entitled to financial compensation for your medical expenses, lost income and pain and suffering. The Miami car accident attorneys at Hickey Law Firm can review your case and advise you of your legal rights during a free consultation. Call us at 888-913-4296, text 844-984-1937, or reach out to us online.