Driver arrested after striking police car in Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, FL – A man was arrested early Wednesday morning after he intentionally struck a police vehicle in Boca Raton, Boca News Now reports. 

The accident occurred on northbound I-95 near I-595 around 1:30 a.m. An officer was parked in a construction zone with lights on to close a lane.

The suspect, who was driving a 2011 white Subaru Outback, drove through the cones and hit the police vehicle, causing major damage and leaving an officer with minor injuries.

The driver was arrested and claimed he hit the car on purpose because he wanted to go to jail. He did not show signs of intoxication.

The Boca Raton car accident lawyers of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. have provided this story for informational purposes only, and it should not be construed as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been injured in a collision that was someone else’s fault, we would like to discuss your options for pursuing financial compensation at your convenience. Contact our offices today for a free consultation, by calling  800.689.8180 or filling out our online contact form.

Last Updated : June 16, 2022

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