2 troopers injured in crash on Florida's Turnpike

All lanes reopened
Florida's Turnpike closed, May 25, 2021
Posted at 4:43 PM, May 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-25 21:21:14-04

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Two Florida Highway Patrol troopers were injured Tuesday afternoon in a crash on Florida's Turnpike in Palm Beach Gardens.

According to FHP Lt. Yanko Reyes, a truck pulling a trailer with three vehicles on it lost control near mile marker 113 and caused a collision between the troopers, who were conducting a traffic stop.

Reyes said both troopers and the driver of the vehicle that was stopped were seriously injured, although their injuries were not life-threatening.

FHP said all northbound lanes were closed earlier but reopened just before 6:30 p.m.

According to FHP both troopers as well as the person involved, in the traffic stop are in stable condition at Jupiter Medical Hospital.

The K-9 was transported to Anzer Animal Hospital and is in stable condition as well.