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Delray Beach motorcycle officer out of hospital after I-95 crash

Posted: 6:19 PM, Aug 21, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-23 04:09:17-04
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DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — A Delray Beach officer injured in a crash on Interstate 95 while riding his police motorcycle was released from Delray Medical Center one day later on Thursday.

The officer, who was identified Thursday as Ron Brown, left the hospital with his wife, Nicole, and is recuperating at home.

"Thanks to everyone who expressed support and well-wishes! Get well soon, Officer Brown," according to the Twitter post by the police department.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the crash happened just before 5 p.m. Wednesday on the northbound lanes of I-95, north of Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach.

The officer was transported to Delray Beach Medical Center as Trauma Alert but was alert and conscious, FHP said.

Three lanes of I-95 north were blocked in Delray Beach after the wreck but reopenend shortly after the crash.

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.