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State Road 54 closed after state trooper injured in crash

WESLEY CHAPEL — A motorist suffered a medical emergency and crashed into six cars at a Wesley Chapel traffic light Wednesday, injuring a trooper, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The trooper, whose injuries were not life threatening, was airlifted to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tampa, and the driver with the medical problem was taken to Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel, according to FHP Sgt. Steve Gaskins. Neither driver’s name was made public.

The crash closed part of State Road 54 near Curley Road.

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