Trooper injured following crash in Hillsborough County

TAMPA-- Florida Highway Patrol say a trooper was hospitalized after a vehicle collision early Friday morning.

A press release says just before 7 a.m. Friday, Trooper Anthony Horne was traveling westbound on SR-52 when a 4-door Dodge was traveling eastbound at the intersection of Fowler Avenue and Raintree Boulevard. The Dodge attempted to turn left in front of the FHP and the vehicles collided. 

After the crash, both vehicles were disabled and the trooper received minor injuries. He was transported to Florida Hospital University.

Hazel Louise Burns, 79, was cited for violation of right-of-way.

The crash is still under investigation.

(© 2016 WTSP)


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