On July 30th, 2012 at approximately 9:20 a.m. members from the DeFuniak Springs Police responded to the area of Live Oak Avenue and 11th Street in reference to a “Hit and Run Crash”.
Witnesses reported that a Green Toyota Camry, operated by an older white female turned from Live Oak Avenue on to 11th, Street and traveled south. During this course of travel the Camry struck a motorized scooter causing it to overturn. The driver of the Camry failed to stop.
Further investigation proved that the Scooter was being operated adjacent to the curb by a 35 year old undisclosed victim. Also on the scooter was the victim’s daughter who is 7 years of age.
The undisclosed victim and his daughter were both transported to North Okaloosa County Medical Facility for what is believed to be non-life threatening injuries.
The investigation is still ongoing and members from the DeFuniak Springs Police are asking anyone that might have any information to contact them immediately.
DeFuniak Springs Police would also like to remind everyone of their tip line 850-910-Tips (8477).
Lieutenant Tilman Mears
Criminal Investigations Division Commander