Virginia Lewis, 72 of DeFuniak Springs, was sent to Fort Walton Beach Medical Center after a crash Monday evening on US Highway 331.
WALTON COUNTY — A DeFuniak Springs woman was sent to the hospital with serious injuries Monday evening after a crash with a tractor-trailer.
The accident occurred on U.S. Highway 331 just south of Eastwood Drive around 5:37 p.m., according to a press release from Florida Highway Patrol.
Michael Knowles, 48, of New Brockton, Alabama, was driving a 2019 Kenworth tractor-trailer southbound.
As he was attempting a U-turn, a 2003 Lincoln Town Car driven by 72-year-old Virginia Lewis, of DeFuniak Springs, was traveling northbound in the outside lane, FHP said.
The left side of Lewis’ car collided with the right side of the tractor-trailer.
Lewis was life-flighted to Fort Walton Beach Medical Center.
Knowles was uninjured in the crash and charged with careless driving.