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Florida trooper struck by vehicle in hit-and-run

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) –  WARNING: Some viewers may find this video disturbing. 

The search is on for the driver of a white BMW who hit a Florida trooper and sped off.

The hit-and-run happened May 25 in the southbound lanes of the southbound Florida Turnpike exit to Hollywood Boulevard in Broward County according to WTVJ.

The footage, released on Tuesday, shows Trooper Arsenio Caballero being struck by a white BMW 6 series that drove off after the driver had been speaking to another trooper.

Caballero was hospitalized and later allowed to go home, and FHP officials said he’s getting better. Officials said they later found the vehicle abandoned.

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