FHP trooper injured in crash on SR 417

Toyota Camry drove across median, hit patrol car, FHP says


ORLANDO, Fla. – A Florida Highway Patrol trooper suffered minor injuries Wednesday morning in a two-vehicle crash on State Road 417, according to officials with the FHP.

Troopers said the FHP patrol car was struck when the driver of a Toyota Camry lost control and crossed the median on SR 417 near Moss Park Road. It was raining at the time of the crash, according to the report.

The front left of the Camry hit the left side of the patrol car, according to the crash report.

After the crash all northbound lanes were exiting at Dowden Road. At noon all lanes were back open.

The 36-year-old trooper was taken to an area hospital with minor injuries.

The other driver was not injured. Troopers said she was ticketed for failure to use due care.