Ocala, FL (April 7, 2020) – A traffic accident occurred in Ocala that left one police trooper with minor injuries.
The crash happened on I-75 this past Monday, April 6. The victim, Trooper Brett Detweiler, was on the job performing a routine traffic stop while his police cruiser was stopped in the emergency lane.
During this time, his vehicle was struck by a 2002 Oldsmobile Alero being driven by Feston Senganidzojasi, 38. The trooper was transported to a nearby medical treatment facility to be treated for his sustained injuries, which were deemed non-life threatening. Senganidzojasi’s injuries, however, were deemed critical and he remains hospitalized.
Both the police cruiser and the Oldsmobile sustained heavy bodily damage in the wreck. There is still no information available on what caused the accident.
No other information is available at this time.
The investigation remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Auto Accidents in Florida
Globally, car crashes are the 9th leading cause of death. In the year 2017, 40,327 individuals lost their lives due to car accidents in the United States. The previous year the number was slightly smaller, at 34,439.
A report on traffic-related deaths stated that about 3,000 people die a year in Florida car crashes. Florida is ranked as one of the top three most dangerous states to drive in, only after California and Texas.
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