Woman accused of running over teen with car, fleeing scene

Northwest Florida

WARRINGTON, Fla. (WKRG) — A woman has been arrested and charged after a hit-and-run crash that ended in a teenage girl being seriously injured. 

Patricia Winters, 32, was arrested Friday evening nearly one week after she allegedly ran two people over causing one to have multiple broken ribs. 

Winters was driving a white 2004 Chevrolet Malibu leaving a home on Decatur Avenue around 11 p.m. February 9th when she hit one person with the car’s open door and dragged the female out to the street, according to the arrest report. 

Another girl ran out to help when Winters ran over her causing her to land on the hood of the car. She then slammed on the brakes causing her to fall into the road then she ran over her and fled the scene heading south on Decatur Ave. toward Gulf Beach Highway, according to the report. 

Witnesses say they heard a loud boom and ran out to help and found a 16-year-old girl in the road. Witnesses called 911 and were able to help her until the ambulance arrived. The girl is still in the hospital after suffering several broken ribs and other internal injuries. 

Winters is in the Escambia County Jail with a $125,000 bond. 


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