Fox35Orlando reports that FHP trooper Mac Mickens, 60, was sent to the hospital with serious injuries after he was hit while conducting a traffic stop.
The accident occurred Sunday morning north of Palm Beach Gardens as the trooper walked back to his vehicle. Rubelsy Cano-Castillo, 24, swerved from his traffic lane and into the emergency lane, hitting trooper Mickens. Cano-Castillo’s vehicle continued to move, striking another vehicle. Mickens was thrown several feet in the air and rushed to the hospital. Cano-Castillo suffered minor injuries.
Authorities continue to investigate this accident and we will update this post as more information becomes available.
We at Philip DeBerard Injury Attorney wish to extend our sympathy to everyone connected to this terrible accident. Over our decades of practicing injury law, we have too often witnessed the suffering that such an unexpected accident causes to a family and to loved ones.