CRESTVIEW, Sept. 29, 2019—A Crestview woman is fighting for her life after she was injured during a hit-and-run incident Sept. 25.
Ashley Nicole Richards, 30, was hit on Okaloosa Lane east of downtown Crestview near U.S. 90 while crossing the street around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday.
Richards was life flighted in critical condition to Fort Walton Beach Medical Center.
The accident caused a broken femur, broken pelvis, broken arm, broken shoulder, fractured lumbar, multiple facial fractures, a collapsed lung and bleeding in her brain, according to the information on her mother, Suzanne Wilkins’, Facebook page.
Doctors performed an eight-hour surgery Wednesday to insert a titanium rod in her leg and work on her broken pelvis, according to her mother.
Thursday she had surgery to set her broken arm and shoulder.
She has a chest tube and is on a ventilator.
The driver and type of car are unknown and as of yesterday, there are no suspects in the hit-and-run accident.
The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the accident. Anyone with information can contact the FHP at 850-4884-5000 or Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at 850-863-TIPS.