Orlando man involved in crash with Tampa Police cruiser, troopers say

The officer was not hurt in the crash

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PASCO COUNTY, Fla. – An Orlando man could face charges for his involvement in a crash with a Tampa Police cruiser, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers said the 34-year-old was driving north on I-75 Sunday morning when he improperly stopped in the road.

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The cruiser slammed into the back of the man’s car, causing both vehicles to spin out on the interstate, according to an FHP news release, and a third car hit the cruiser as well.

The Orlando man and a passenger in his car, a 37-year-old man, suffered minor injuries in the wreck, troopers said. No one else was injured.

Investigators believe the 34-year-old may have been impaired behind the wheel and charges against him are pending.


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