Dothan woman injured in Jackson County crash

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JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. (WTVY) -- A Dothan woman was seriously injured when she tried to make a U-turn in front of a semi.

According to Florida State Troopers, Diana Ortiz Vazquez, 35, of Dothan was seriously injured in a crash around 6:00 am Monday.
The crash happened on Hwy 2 west of Malone in Jackson County.

Troopers say Vazquez drove on to the shoulder to make a U-turn and drove in front of the semi-truck that was driving along the road behind her. Vazquez received serious injuries and was taken to SouthEast Health.

The semi driver was uninjured.

Troopers charged Vazquez with driving without a driver's license, improper U-turn, and not wearing a seatbelt.

The Florida Highway Patrol was assisted by the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, Jackson County Fire Rescue, and Malone Volunteer Fire Department.