Former NFL star Lawrence Taylor arrested for DUI in Florida | Fox News

In this Sept. 20, 2015, photo, former New York Giants’ Lawrence Taylor seems on during a 25 year anniversary festivity at halftime of an NFL game against the Atlanta Falcons in East Rutherford, N.J. ( AP)

The Florida Highway Patrol says ex-NFL player Lawrence Taylor has been arrested in Palm Beach County on a DUI charge, the Palm Beach Post reports.

Spokesman Sgt. Mark Wysocky tells the newspaper that Taylor was arrested after a crash on Florida’s Turnpike. Wysocky says more details is likely to be released Saturday.

WPTV reports that Taylor, 57, was driving south on the expressway from Beeline Highway about 5:20 p.m. when he became involved in a crash. The Tv station says that Taylor switched lanes and make a motor home and sideswiped a patrol vehicle.

Taylor was taken to the Palm Beach County Jail, WPTV reports.

Taylor, a retired linebacker, played 13 seasons with the , helping the team win titles in 1987 and 1991.

In 2011, Taylor pleaded guilty in New York to sex misconduct and patronizing a prostitute, misdemeanor charges. He was sentenced to six years of probation.

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