Driver In Neck Brace Flees Hwy 97 Accident Scene

January 20, 2018

A driver already wearing a neck brace allegedly fled the scene of a crash on Highway 97 near Dogwood Park Friday afternoon.

The accident happened about 2:15 in the 2400 block of Highway 97, just north of Gibson Road. The vehicle that left the scene was described by a witness as a blue, older model four door sedan of an unknown type driven by a white male who was wearing a neck brace at the time of the crash. It is believed he left southbound on Highway 97.

The driver of the vehicle that remained on scene was not injured.

The crash is under investigation by the Florida Highway Patrol. Anyone with information about the accident is asked to call the Florida Highway Patrol at (850) 484-5000.

Pictured: One of the vehicles involved in a crash Friday afternoon on Highway 97 in Molino. The vehicle was removed from the roadway following the accident. photos, click to enlarge.


3 Responses to “Driver In Neck Brace Flees Hwy 97 Accident Scene”

  1. mike on January 21st, 2018 12:48 am

    lawsuit going on, not supposed to be able to drive, could not afford to have an accident known. :)

  2. billw on January 20th, 2018 3:03 pm

    That was my daughter in law and granddaughter in that car. That’s why we pray.

  3. Sage2 on January 20th, 2018 9:50 am

    The driver may have thought this vehicle was equipped with the self-driving program!

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