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Woman's Mustang stolen after she stopped to help crash victims found

Mustang stolen on I-4 in Volusia County Saturday

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ORLANDO, Fla. – A Ford Mustang stolen after its driver stopped to help crash victims along Interstate 4 in Volusia County Saturday was found in Orlando a few days later.

Volusia County spokesman Andrew Grant said that unfortunately the people who took the car were nowhere to be found.

The Volusia County Sheriff's Office said the crash happened Saturday at mile marker 128 along westbound I-4. The 34-year-old woman came upon the crash scene at 5:40 a.m. and pulled over to assist, deputies said. When she stopped, three young men jumped out of a car involved in the crash and took off in her dark blue Mustang, the Sheriff's Office said. Deputies said the victim was shoved, but not injured.

The three men loaded an unresponsive woman into the stolen car before driving away, deputies said. 

The 2012 Ford Mustang convertible was recovered by Orlando police Monday.

The three carjackers are described as black men in their teens or early 20s. One was heavy-set and wore a striped shirt and jeans. The two others were thin, deputies said.

Authorities said they believe the injured woman is in her teens or early 20s, has short dreadlocks and wore a red hooded sweatshirt and black shoes. She was bleeding from a head wound.

Without finding the injured woman, deputies won't know how she was injured, whether it was during the crash or before, Grant said.

The silver Hyundai Genesis abandoned by the men and involved in the crash was also reported stolen, the Sheriff's Office said. The driver of the other vehicle involved suffered only minor injuries, the Florida Highway Patrol said.