Driver Escapes Serious Injury In Highway 97 Crash

April 19, 2017

A driver escaped serious injury in a single vehicle crash on Highway 97 near Walnut Hill just before midnight Tuesday.

The adult female driver was northbound on Highway 97 near Howell Road when she left the roadway, with her Chevrolet Cruze striking a concrete culvert before coming to rest in a ditch. The woman refused transport to the hospital. She reportedly told authorities that she ran off the roadway after trying to avoid a deer.

The accident remains under investigation by the Florida Highway Patrol. Atmore Ambulance and the Walnut Hill Station of Escambia Fire Rescue also responded. photos, click to enlarge.


One Response to “Driver Escapes Serious Injury In Highway 97 Crash”

  1. bartender on April 19th, 2017 8:40 am

    another wreck.why is so many people running off the road. ive never seen so many wrecks on 97 and 29. thank god she was ok i guess its good they not crossing the center line and head on with someone.

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