Officer taken to hospital after “medical condition” at traffic stop where drugs were found – WFTV Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. — An Orlando police officer is recovering after possible exposure to an unknown substance found during a traffic stop.
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Officers stopped the car at a gas station on Old Winter Garden Rd. just after 7 p.m. Monday for an expired tag.
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According to the police department, one of the officers began to experience a “medical condition” at the scene and had to be taken to the hospital. The officer was stabilized and remained at the hospital for evaluation.
Police say they did find “controlled substances” in the car that was stopped, but they still need to perform some tests to determine whether they were the cause of the officer’s medical condition.
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First responders from the Orlando Fire Department’s hazardous materials unit also responded to the area before returning the scene to the police department for their investigation into what happened.
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