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Troopers searching for wrong-way driver involved in crash on I-275 in St. Petersburg

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Troopers from the Florida Highway Patrol are searching for the wrong-way driver of a vehicle that caused a crash at approximately 8:54 p.m. on Monday, January 20, 2020.

The hit and run vehicle was traveling northbound on I-275, south of 54th Avenue S, in the southbound lanes.

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The driver of a Mercedes ML350, 42 year-old Edith Soto of Dunedin, was traveling southbound on I-275.

The two vehicles sideswiped each other as the passed. Neither Soto nor her passenger were injured in the crash.

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It is unknown where the wrong way vehicle began traveling in the direction. It is only described as a passenger car.

Anyone with information is asked to contact he FHP by calling *FHP or 813-558-1800.

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