TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a crash that left a trooper with minor injuries early Wednesday morning.
The crash occurred at about 1:30 a.m. in the westbound lanes of Interstate 4 near Socrum Loop Road in Lakeland.
The Highway Patrol said the trooper spotted another vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed. He tried to overtake the vehicle near an exit ramp, but had trouble negotiating a curve, and lost control of his patrol vehicle, which hit a concrete wall.
The trooper suffered minor injuries in the crash and was taken to Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center to be evaluated.
The other vehicle has not been located.