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Reckless driver smashes into Florida Highway Patrol vehicle on Interstate 95 near Jupiter, authorities say

Crash in southbound lanes of I-95 caused major backups during Thursday morning commute
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Posted at 9:51 AM, Dec 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-03 10:53:21-05

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. — A reckless driver smashed into a Florida Highway Patrol vehicle on Thursday morning on Interstate 95 near Jupiter, leading to major backups during the morning commute, authorities say.

According to Lt. Alvaro Feola, FHP received multiple calls about a reckless vehicle in the southbound lanes of I-95.

When troopers tried to stop the car, it collided with an FHP patrol car just north of Indiantown Road near Jupiter.

All southbound lanes of I-95 were shut down for a while Thursday morning during the investigation. By 11 a.m., all lanes were back open.

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Lt. Feola said there were minor injuries in the crash.

No other details have been released.