FHP: Monticello man crashed SUV, ran off leaving passenger behind

Car Crash
Posted at 1:17 AM, Jul 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-16 21:24:22-04

JEFFERSON COUNTY, FL -- Authorities in Jefferson County are searching for a man they say crashed his SUV and then ran off on foot.

The incident happened around 8 a.m. Sunday when Florida Highway Patrol troopers say 28-year old Keith Matthews took a curve too fast on County Road 158A.

Matthew’s 2003 GMC Sonoma then hit an embankment before going airborne and flipping.

Troopers say he then exited the SUV and ran away.

If you know where Matthews may be, you’re urged to call The Florida Highway Patrol at *347.