Video: Officer hurt in rollover crash caused by sleeping driver

Officer Jason Starks was seriously injured when his cruiser was hit by a sleeping driver's car, officials say

Palm Beach Post

JUNIPER, Fla. — A Jupiter police officer was seriously injured early Sunday while on duty when the driver of a vehicle traveling alongside his patrol car on Interstate 95 fell asleep at the wheel, according to law enforcement officials.

Officer Jason C. Starks, 34, was taken to St. Mary's Medical Center in West Palm Beach after the crash, which happened just after 4:30 a.m. on northbound I-95 just north of the Military Trail entrance ramp in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida Highway Patrol said.

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