Speeding Bradenton Driver Hydroplanes Into Marked FHP Cruiser


Manatee County, Fl.(Florida News Network) A Florida Highway Patrol Trooper suffered minor injuries after a car hydroplaned into his parked patrol car. It happened Wednesday in the southbound lanes of I-75 near mile marker 216, during heavy rain from tropical storm Eta. The highway patrol says the impact forced the troopers Dodge Charger into a construction pick up truck. The driver of the pick-up and the driver whose car hydroplaned were not injured.

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