Two young women hospitalized after ATV crash


Ashley Dighton, 17

Detectives with the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office traffic section and the major crimes unit are working to determine the cause of a late Friday night ATV crash that happened in St. Augustine.
Deputies, along with St. Johns County Fire-Rescue, initially responded to the area of Jackson Boulevard and Second Avenue in the Northeast District of the county after receiving reports of a crash involving a four-wheeler and an SUV.
Once at the scene, police determined that two girls were operating a four-wheeler in the area when they collided with the vehicle.
Officers tell Action News one of the juveniles, Ashley Dighton, 17, was airlifted to UF Health Jacksonville with life-threatening injuries.
Police say the other girl, Shanna Devoe, 20 was ground transported to Flagler Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
According to the SJCSO, the driver of the SUV was not injured.
Detectives are continuing the investigation and charges are pending.