News: State troopers searching for driver who injured scooter riders near Crystal River


CRYSTAL RIVER, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol is seeking the public’s help in finding a driver who injured two scooter riders earlier this month.

According to the Citrus County Chronicle, the incident occurred July 10 as the two victims were riding a scooter on U.S. 19 near Northwest Sixth Avenue near Crystal River.

The FHP said the driver of a northbound vehicle hit the rear of the scooter as it traveled in the outside lane at about 9:25 p.m. and both riders were ejected.  The two, both residents of Hudson, sustained serious and minor injuries.

State troopers said the driver involved left the scene following the accident.

Anyone with further information about the driver or vehicle involved was asked to contact the FHP or Citrus County Crime Stoppers.

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