Florida Highway Patrol trooper seriously injured in Miami-Dade crash

Posted at 3:43 PM, Mar 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-20 04:48:12-04

A Florida Highway Patrol Trooper was critically injured on Friday while performing speed enforcement duties in Miami-Dade county.

Trooper Carlos Rosario, 40, was watching for speeders along with two other troopers at 9:30 a.m. when the driver of a 2014 Chevrolet HHR SUV lost control of his vehicle for unknown reasons and struck Rosario and two parked patrol cars.

Rosario was outside of his vehicle at the time of the accident.

Trooper Rosario received severe injuries nad was flown by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue to Jackson Ryder Trauma Center. He is in critical condition.

The driver and passenger of the SUV received minor injuries and were cleared at the scene by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue.

An investigation into the crash is pending.

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