YULEE, Fla. — At least three people are hurt after theft suspects driving away from deputies crashed into oncoming traffic on State Road 200, the Nassau County Sheriff’s Office said.
The people in the car that crashed were suspected of a theft at Kohl’s in the Villages of Amelia shopping center on State Road 200.
According to the sheriff’s office, a driver who was struck by the suspect’s vehicle was taken to the hospital via UF Health TraumaOne. The suspects who are accused of running from deputies were also taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
NCSO said the suspect was driving away from officers when the suspect car crashed into oncoming traffic on State Road 200 near Miner Road, which is just east of U.S. 17.
All lanes of SR 200 in the area are closed.
The Florida Highway Patrol will be investigating the crash, NCSO said.
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