Published: Jan 21, 2011 6:21 PM EST
Updated: Jan 21, 2011 3:21 PM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Traffic was clogged in South Florida along Interstate 95 after a trooper and a dump truck crashed on the highway.

 Florida Highway Patrol is searching for a white 2000 Sterling dump truck that hit the car with the trooper and drove away. There were two other vehicles involved in the crash. I-95 southbound between Pembroke Road and Hallandale Beach Boulevard was closed after the crash.

The severity of the trooper's injuries weren't immediately known. --- Information from: The Miami Herald, http://www.herald.com

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