Crestview woman critically injured after being ejected from car in rollover crash on CR 393

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CRESTVIEW — A 55-year-old Crestview woman was critically injured after being ejected from a vehicle in a rollover crash on County Road 393 Friday morning.

The crash happened around 10:30 a.m. on County Road 393, south of the Shoal River Bridge in Crestview, according to a report by the Florida Highway Patrol.

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A white Chevy Tahoe blocks traffic on County Road 393, south of the Shoal River Bridge in Crestview following a rollover crash on Friday morning. The driver was flown to an area hospital to be treated for critical injuries.
A white Chevy Tahoe blocks traffic on County Road 393, south of the Shoal River Bridge in Crestview following a rollover crash on Friday morning. The driver was flown to an area hospital to be treated for critical injuries.

The woman was traveling southbound in a white Chevy Tahoe when she reportedly veered off the roadway. She then overcorrected and caused the Tahoe to overturn.

According to the FHP, she was not wearing a seatbelt at the time and was thrown from the vehicle.

The woman was flown to the Fort Walton Beach Medical Center where her family was notified. In a Facebook post, the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office said the woman was "conscious and alert" before she was taken to the hospital.

The FHP investigation is ongoing.

This article originally appeared on Northwest Florida Daily News: Crestview woman critically injured in rollover crash on CR 393

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