WATCH: Florida State Trooper Hit and Thrown Into Air by Driver Trying to Escape

Caballero was walking back to his cruiser he was hit by the BMW as the driver who left the scene. (Credit: Florida Highway Patrol)
Caballero was walking back to his cruiser he was hit by the BMW as the driver who left the scene. (Credit: Florida Highway Patrol)

Shocking footage shows the moment a state trooper was struck by a driver who fled the scene of a traffic stop in Florida.

Video captured a Florida Highway Patrol trooper speaking to the driver of a white BMW on the Florida Turnpike near the Hollywood Boulevard exit on May 25.

Trooper Arsenio Caballero assisted the other trooper on the stop, who was standing at the side of the BMW.

As Caballero then walked back to his cruiser. he was hit by the BMW as the driver fled the scene.

The footage captured the hit-and-run driver driving straight into the trooper as they were making their getaway.

Caballero could then be seen rolling on top of the vehicle before he tumbled to the ground.

The other trooper at the scene is seen later in the video running to assist Caballero. He was not injured during the shocking incident.

Caballero was taken to Memorial Regional Hospital but has since been released and has returned home to recover from his injuries.

Officials located the abandoned vehicle a few days after. However officials are continuing to to search for the driver behind the wheel of the white BMW 6-Series.

Anyone with information is asked to call Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS.

SOURCE: Leah McDonald, Daily Mail