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.
All lanes have reopened at this time. https://t.co/IzAhgDOaWY— FHP West Palm Beach (@FHPPalmBeach) May 25, 2021
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.