Shellie Zimmerman injured in DUI crash in Winter Park

Wife of George Zimmerman recently filed for divorce


WINTER PARK, Fla. – The estranged wife of George Zimmerman was taken to a hospital after her vehicle was struck by a driver suspected of DUI, according to Winter Park police.

Shellie Zimmerman was taken to Winter Park Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after the crash, which occurred around 11:15 a.m. Friday near Aloma and Phelps avenues.

Winter Park police said Zimmerman suffered abrasions from the air bag.  Details about any other possible injuries were not released.

A passenger in the car, described as a female friend, was also taken to the hospital.

Details about the crash have not yet been released, but Winter Park police said both vehicles sustained serious damage.

The driver of the other car was arrested on suspicion of DUI.

Shellie Zimmerman filed for divorce from her husband earlier this year.

George Zimmerman was acquitted of murder over the summer in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.