FHP Trooper hit by a car on I-95
Hobe Sound, Fl -A Florida Highway Patrol trooper is in the hospital after getting hit by a car while working a crash scene on I-95 in Martin County Monday morning.
FHP identified him as 31-year old Trooper Mithil V. Patel of Fort Pierce.
FHP says it appears a gray car was rear-ended, lost control, spun out, then slammed into the trooper near Exit 96, Bridge Road in Hobe Sound.
That trooper was taken to the hospital in serious condition. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
The interstate was shut down periodically throughout the morning as investigators took pictures and measurements of the scene.
@CBS12 was on the scene of another accident and caught the whole thing on video.