Troopers: 70-year-old woman in critical condition after I-95 wrong-way crash

(Courtesy: FHP)

A 70-year-old woman is in critical condition on Thanksgiving Day after the Florida Highway Patrol said a wrong-way driver hit her head-on.

It happened on Interstate 95 (I-95) near mile-marker 243 early Thanksgiving morning in Volusia County.

Troopers said a 28-year-old man was driving southbound in the northbound lanes of I-95 when he hit the woman.

Both drivers were transported to Halifax Medical Center.

Officials said the 28-year-old driver is in serious condition.

Both drivers were wearing seatbelts, according to investigators.