FHP trooper hit along SR 836 to be released from hospital

WEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - A Florida Highway Patrol trooper will be released from the hospital as he continues his recovery, months after he was struck on the side of the Dolphin Expressway.

FHP Trooper Carlos Rosario is expected to be released from Ryder Trauma Center on Friday. He has undergone multiple surgeries and has been recovering in the hospital.

The 40-year-old was standing on the side of the Dolphin Expressway, March 17, when a driver lost control, hit his cruiser, which then hit him.

Police identified that driver as 26-year-old Hugo Olivares.

He faces charges of reckless driving.

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