Sunday, Aug 31, 2014

Woman critically injured in Hardee County crash


ZOLFO SPRINGS - A local woman is in critical condition and a minor riding in her vehicle sustained minor injuries after an early morning crash on SR 66 west of Nursery Road in Hardee County.

A Florida Highway Patrol report had little information about the woman who was injured, her passenger or the make of the vehicle that was involved in the crash. Family had not been notified at the time of the report.

According to the report from the highway patrol, the woman was traveling westbound on SR 66 at 3:50 a.m., Saturday, when, for unknown reasons, the vehicle left the roadway, collided with a culvert and went airborne. The vehicle then overturned several times before hitting another culvert.

The woman with critical injuries was taken to Lakeland Regional Hospital. The report said alcohol was not a factor in the accident.


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