LABELLE - The Florida Highway Patrol is looking for the driver of a sports utility vehicle who fled the scene of an accident on Christmas Eve.
According to the FHP report, the accident happened on State Road 80 and Collingswood Parkway at 8:10 p.m. on Dec. 24.
The FHP report explains: Vehicle 1, a 2001 Acura silver sport utility vehicle, was traveling north on Collingswood Parkway, approaching State
Vehicle 2, a sports utility vehicle, was drivern by a 56-year-old LaBelle man. Passengers in vehicle 2 were a 38-year-old LaBelle woman and a 2-year-old boy.
Vehicle 2 was traveling east on State Road 80, approaching Collingswood Parkway.
Vehicle 1 failed to stop or yield, and entered the path vehicle 2. As a result, the front portion of vehicle 2 collided with the driver side portion of vehicle 1.
Vehicle 1 came to final rest on the grass median of State Road 80. Vehicle 2 came to final rest on the inside eastbound lane of State Road 80.
The driver of vehicle 2 was transported via med-flight to Lee Memorial Hospital.
The driver and passenger of vehicle 1 fled on foot after the crash. If you have any information related to this crash, please contact *FHP or Crimestoppers.