Vero Beach woman flown to Lawnwood Regional after wreck

VERO BEACH — A Vero Beach woman is in critical condition at Lawnwood Regional Medical Center in Ft. Pierce after she lost control of her vehicle and overturned near the intersection of 12th Street and 48th Court Wednesday morning.

The Florida Highway Patrol reported the crash occurred shortly before 10:30 a.m. when driver 18-year-old Brittany Veltri lost control of the 2000 Jeep Cherokee, overcorrected then overturned. The vehicle came to a rest on the north shoulder of 12th Street. Veltri was airlifted to Lawnwood to be treated for her injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation, according to FHP spokesman Tim Frith. No other drivers were involved in the incident.

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