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Toyota obliterated after striking two parked semi trucks in high speed pursuit with Florida troopers

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Several people were hurt early Friday morning when a car driver crashed into parked semi trucks in a construction zone during a high speed pursuit involving Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) troopers.

The incident began around midnight on Friday, April 26, when an FHP trooper spotted a Toyota Camry traveling at 102 m.p.h. westbound on I-4 in Polk County.

The trooper attempted to stop the Toyota, but a pursuit ensued. The Toyota driver reportedly reached speeds of 130 m.p.h. during the chase.

The police pursuit continued on westbound I-4 until it reached a construction zone near the Memorial Boulevard exit. The Toyota driver entered a closed portion of the roadway and struck two parked semi trucks, causing the car to break apart.

The Toyota driver and passenger were ejected. Both suffered serious injuries.

The driver of a Subaru Outback passing through the area was also injured when they were struck by parts of the Toyota.

The Subaru driver and the two parked semi truck drivers suffered minor injuries.

WTSP reports that police found a large amount of marijuana and $5000 in cash inside the Toyota following the crash.

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