MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A Florida Highway Patrol trooper was hospitalized Sunday morning after an allegedly drunk driver slammed into his cruiser.
It all happened at 4:23 a.m. as Trooper Carl Vincent was investigating a traffic crash on State Road 7 just north of NW 191 Street.READ MORE: Coral Gables Man Refuses To Sell Family House Swallowed By Massive Development
Vincent, who was blocking the outside left lane, was working in his cruiser when a black Chrysler sedan slammed into him.READ MORE: CDC’s Cruise Safety Regulations Thrown Out By Federal Court, Delivering Victory For Gov. Ron DeSantis
Jason Murray, the driver of the black Chrysler, was arrested for DUI by another trooper.
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Vincent was taken to Aventura hospital with minor injuries.