FHP: Woman, 22, seriously injured in hit-and-run

Troopers: Woman drives off SR 100, crashes to avoid being hit by wrong-way car


PUTNAM COUNTY, Fla. – A 22-year-old Florahome woman was seriously injured Wednesday night when she drove off the road to avoid being hit by a vehicle going the wrong way on State Road 100 in Putnam County, the Florida Highway Patrol said. 

The crash was reported just before 10:30 p.m. 

According to FHP, the 22-year-old woman was driving a Nissan Altima west on S.R. 100 when she drove off the road to avoid being struck by an unknown vehicle heading east in the westbound lane. 

The Altima then hit a traffic sign, and the driver of the other vehicle did not stop, troopers said. 

The driver of the Altima was taken to Putnam Community Medical with serious injuries.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call the Highway Patrol at 904-695-4000.