FHP, Vero Beach Police launch investigations after vehicles collide

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Vero Beach crash investigation. (Vero Beach Police)

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating how one of its patrol cars ended up getting rear-ended by a Vero Beach Police officer.

Police said two officers responded to a call of a fight in progress around 2:29 a.m. on the Merrill Barber Bridge. An FHP trooper also responded. One of the police cars hit the back of the FHP patrol car.

An officer and the trooper went to the Cleveland Clinic to be treated for minor injuries.

The Vero Beach Police Department is launching an internal investigation into the crash.