CLEARWATER, FL. – Clearwater Police Officers were on the scene investigating a minor traffic crash when a 2011 Hyundai Sonata being driven by Dennis Murphy failed to move over and crashed into the rear of a police cruiser that was unoccupied.
That impact pushed the unoccupied police vehicle into the rear of another police vehicle that was occupied.
Neither police officer was injured in the crash, which occurred in the northbound lanes of U.S. 19 at Dimmitt Drive just after 9:30 Friday night.
The driver was taken to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg, where he is in stable condition.
The investigation continues and we will update this story as more details are released.