1 airlifted after vehicle crashes into lawn mower

Crash occurs in New Smyrna Beach


NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. – A vehicle crashed into a person on a riding lawn mower in Volusia County on Monday, seriously injuring the operator, police said.

The crash happened about 2 p.m. in the 4200 block of S. Atlantic Ave. in New Smyrna Beach.

According to police, the vehicle left the roadway and hit the lawn mower, which was on the shoulder of the roadway.

The victim suffered multiple injuries and was airlifted to Halifax Medical Center in serious condition.  It's not known if the vehicle driver was hurt.

The crash is under investigation.

No other details have been released.