Dover woman found injured on I-275 Christmas morning

A 29-year-old Dover woman is in critical condition after being found lying on her shoulder on I-275 early Christmas morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

A Florida Department of Transportation employee spotted the woman on the northbound interstate just south of the Dale Mabry Freeway just after 7 a.m.

Authorities have not yet determined how the woman was injured, but said she suffered serious head injuries and had road rash all over her body. She remained hospitalized as of Monday afternoon, according to Highway Patrol spokesman Sgt. Steve Gaskins.

Gaskins did not disclose the woman’s identity.

The Highway Patrol is investigating the incident and is seeking the public’s help. Anyone with information is encouraged to call *FHP (*374) or **TIPS (**8477) to contact Crime Stoppers.