FHP investigating fatal accident in Escambia County

Northwest Florida

ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) — The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident in Escambia County Monday evening.

According to the FHP traffic map, the accident happened around 7:29 p.m. on Pine Forest Road near Pelt Road in Century, Florida.

Troopers say the driver died after the vehicle struck a tree. The driver was pronounced dead on scene. An 8-year-old, who complained of a head injury, was transported to Atmore Community Hospital.

This is a developing story.

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