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.
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