Man, 2 troopers hospitalized after crash into patrol car

April 8, 2020 GMT

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — A North Dakota man crashed into a Florida Highway Patrol vehicle Monday night on Interstate 75, authorities said.

A patrol car occupied by two troopers was parked on the paved median emergency lane of northbound I-75 near Ocala when Feston Senganidzojasi, 38, veered left off the roadway and crashed into it, according to and FHP report. The patrol car spun around and hit a guardrail twice.

Senganidzojasi was taken to a nearby hospital with critical injuries, officials said.

The troopers, ages 50 and 21, were hospitalized with minor injuries.

The FHP report listed alcohol as a factor in the crash, but no charges were immediately filed.


Both vehicles were totally destroyed during the crash, investigators said.