Car crash in Hillsborough County leaves a deputy injured - WFLA News Channel 8

Car crash in Hillsborough County leaves a deputy injured

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HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL (WFLA) -

An accident involving a Hillsborough County Sheriff deputy closed US 301 in both directions for a few hours near Ambleside Boulevard in Wimauma Friday morning.

HCSO deputies said the wreck happened about 7 a.m. They told us, a car rear-ended the HCSO patrol cruiser.

Hillsborough County Fire rescue team had to use tools to extract the deputy from the cruiser. Its doors got stuck and wouldn't open.

Paramedics took the deputy to a local hospital with possible back injuries. The driver of the other car involved was not injured, deputies told us.

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