News: FHP patrol car struck in multi-vehicle accident on Florida’s Turnpike
PALM CITY, FL – The patrol car of a Florida Highway Patrol trooper was involved in a multi-vehicle collision Wednesday morning.
WPTV reports the accident happened in the northbound lanes of Florida’s Turnpike near Martin Downs Boulevard in Palm City at 10:41 a.m.
Investigators determined that a tractor-trailer struck a box truck, which then collided with the FHP patrol car that was stopped on the right shoulder.
The trooper, who was outside the vehicle at the time, avoided the crash and was not hurt. No other injuries were reported.
The incident blocked all lanes of the turnpike in the area while the scene was being cleared.
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