NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Florida Highway Patrol trooper was injured when he crashed into another vehicle while chasing a motorcycle in New Smyrna Beach.
FHP reports that Trooper Melvin Lane was following a speeding motorcycle Monday morning when a sport utility vehicle made a left turn in front of him. The SUV flipped over following the collision, but its driver was not hurt.
Lane suffered minor injuries.
No charges have been filed, but the crash remains under investigation.