ORLANDO, Fla. — The Florida Highway Patrol is looking for two suspects after it says a trooper was dragged by a car Thursday morning in Orlando.
WKMG said the trooper tried to stop a 2014 Toyota Corolla around 3 a.m. on westbound State Road 50 near Orange Avenue. The driver of the Corolla stopped at train tracks because a train was coming through.
When the Corolla stopped, FHP said the driver got out of the car and ran away while a passenger stayed in the car.
The FHP said the trooper ran after the driver and tried to physically detain him when they got back to the Corolla. Then, the passenger moved to the driver's seat and started driving away, the FHP said.
The car dragged both the trooper and the original driver.
The FHP said the original driver got back into the car and the trooper was able to get off the car after being dragged about 100 feet. The trooper was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
Troopers are now looking for the white 2014 Toyota Corolla with Florida tag JDFD72 and the two suspects.
WKMG said video of the incident will be released later today.
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