Martin County deputy injured in I-95 crash Tuesday afternoon

HOBE SOUND, Fla. - A Martin County Sheriff’s deputy suffered minor injuries Tuesday afternoon after his patrol car was rear-ended on the southbound lanes of Interstate 95 near Hobe Sound, said Christine Weiss, spokesman for the sheriff’s office.

The crash occurred around 5:30 p.m. near Mile Marker 92.

The deputy was writing a report inside his cruiser, which was parked on the shoulder of the highway, when another vehicle struck water on the road, hydroplaned and hit the deputy’s car , Weiss said.

The deputy is expected to be OK.