Driver slammed into FHP cruiser on I-75, two hospitalized

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A trooper was injured Monday after his vehicle, a 2014 Dodge charger,  was struck while doing traffic control on I-75.

A marked Florida Highway Patrol unit was parked on the paved median emergency lane facing north on I-75, when a 2002 Oldsmobile Alero, driven by Feston Senganidzojasi, 38, of North Dakota, slammed into the rear of the cruiser.

The impact caused the cruiser to rotate counter-clockwise and slam into a guardrail two times.

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Senganidzojasi sustained critical injuries during the crash and was transported to Ocala Regional Medical Center.

Trooper Brett Detweiler suffered non-incapacitating injures and was transported to West Marion Hospital.

Both vehicles were completely destroyed during the crash.

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