Troopers: Newlyweds who arrived in Florida for honeymoon injured in hit-and-run crash on I-95

VOLUSIA COUNTY, FLA. — A newlywed couple who had just arrived in Florida for their honeymoon was injured in a hit-and-run crash in Volusia County on Monday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Just after 11:30 p.m., troopers said a white Dodge Charger was merging onto southbound I-95 from LPGA Boulevard when it collided with another vehicle.

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The collision caused the car that the Charger struck to overturn, troopers said.

The driver of the overturned vehicle suffered life-threatening injuries, and was taken to a local hospital.

Troopers said the couple in the overturned vehicle were newlyweds from Tennessee and had just arrived in Florida for their honeymoon.

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Officials said the driver of the Charger fled the scene.

Troopers said the Charger sustained heavy left front-end damage.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of the white Charger or its driver is asked to contact the Florida Highway Patrol at 407-737-2200 or Crime Stoppers at 800-423-TIPS.

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Katlyn Brieskorn, WFTV.com

Katlyn Brieskorn is a Digital Assignment Editor at WFTV. She joined Channel 9 in July 2019.