Driver Crashes Into Marked FHP Unit With Lights Flashing On I-10

July 21, 2021

A driver crashed into a marked Florida Highway Patrol with emergency lights activated Wednesday morning on the interstate in Escambia County.

According to FHP, the 25-year old Milton man was traveling northbound on the I-110 ramp to westbound I-10 approaching the scene of another traffic crash. FHP said the man passed a Road Ranger vehicle marking a closed lane, entered the lane and crashed into the FHP patrol unit.

There were no injuries reported.


4 Responses to “Driver Crashes Into Marked FHP Unit With Lights Flashing On I-10”

  1. David Huie Green on July 23rd, 2021 5:33 pm

    Mistook it for a school bus, perhaps?

  2. Doug on July 23rd, 2021 11:53 am

    Maybe he was calling 911. For the wreck that he was about to be involved in. Here’s your sign!!

  3. JimC on July 22nd, 2021 7:47 am

    @Concerned – I missed where it said he was using a cell phone. I figured he assumed that the Road Ranger was the only emergency vehicle until it was too late. Being 25 indicates a possible lack of experience with these situations (but not anymore!)
    Praying for the young man, and for grace and good sense for all.

  4. Concerned citizen on July 21st, 2021 10:07 pm

    Wow that’s what happens when you decide a cell phone can drive your car real smart and I hope the judge takes his cell phone and license for a long time. Almost got a trooper killed ! Let that sink in !!!!!

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