MIAMI GARDENS, FL – A man was taken into custody after authorities said he crashed into two Florida Highway Patrol cruisers in Miami Gardens on Friday afternoon.
WSVN reports the suspect was 26-year-old Joseph Charles Sanders Jr., a resident of Mississippi. The incident began when a trooper attempted to stop Sanders in the vicinity of State Road 826 and Northwest 67th Avenue, but had to call for assistance.
After a brief pursuit, the FHP said Sanders crashed his Honda SUV into a marked patrol vehicle with a trooper inside at Northwest 159th Street and 49th Avenue at about 4 p.m. Sanders’ SUV then collided with another FHP cruiser, authorities said.
He tried to get away on foot but was arrested a short time later. One of the troopers whose vehicle was hit sustained minor injuries.
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