PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. – An 89-year-old Port Charlotte man was seriously injured after a car crashed through his home Saturday evening.
Courtesy: Charlotte County Fire and EMS
Around 7 p.m. an SUV driven by a 60-year-old Port Charlotte man ran off the road hitting a parked car and a palm tree along Easy Street before hitting a traffic sign and slamming into the home on Easy Street near Croton Terrace, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Courtesy: Charlotte County Fire and EMS
Rescue crews said the SUV went halfway through the house finally stopping in the kitchen area. The accident...
LEE COUNTY, Fla. – A car crashed into a power pole on Andrea Lane near US 41 in Fort Myers on Friday.
Power lines were knocked down in the crash, according to South Trail fire crews. Multiple power poles will need to be repaired due to damaged guidelines.
Many businesses in the area are currently without power, and FPL is on scene assessing strategies for repairs.
South Trail firefighters said Andrea Lane remains closed in both directions while crews are on scene.
Anyone at the businesses behind that roadblock will need to leave through the Galeana Dealership.
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CAPE CORAL, Fla. – A passenger died after a crash at the intersection of Burnt Store Road North and Tropicana Parkway West.
The Cape Coral Police Department said the crash happened on April 9, and the passenger initially appeared to have non-life-threatening injuries.
Edelmira Lopez later died on April 12 due to injuries from the crash, according to CCPD. A traffic homicide investigation is being conducted.
The SUV was driving eastbound on Tropicana Parkway and stopped for the stop sign at Burnt Store Road North, while a van was approaching the intersection. Cape Coral police said the...
FORT MYERS, Fla. — A 20-year-old man was seriously injured in a crash on Fowler Street and Dora Street overnight, officials said.
NBC2 crews arrived at the crash just after midnight on Friday and saw a car with a broken windshield stopped on Fowler Street at Dora Street.
Yellow crime scene tape surrounded the crash site.
The 20-year-old man was running across the street when he was hit and was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital in serious condition, officers said.
There was a roadblock in the area as crews investigated and worked to clear the scene, but the road has since reopened.
HENDRY COUNTY, Fla. – A 32-year-old Clewiston woman was airlifted to the hospital with serious injuries after a crash Wednesday afternoon.
The woman was driving south on County Road 835 near Rogers Road around 3:30 pm., according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
She, reportedly, ran off the roadway and crashed into a culvert before being thrown from the SUV she was driving, troopers said.
Emergency rescue crews airlifted the woman to Lee Memorial Hospital with serious injuries.
No further information was immediately available.
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FORT MYERS, Fla. – Multiple people were taken to the hospital after a crash on Winkler Avenue and Broadway in Fort Myers.
The Fort Myers Police Department confirmed they responded to the crash involving two cars.
Almost everyone in both cars were taken to the hospital, but no one had life threatening injuries, according to Fort Myers police. One car did have kids inside.
The driver at fault was issued a citation, FMPD said.
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LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. — Rescue crews responded to a two-car crash with heavy damage in Lehigh Acres Wednesday morning, officials said.
Lee Boulevard at Taylor Lane is closed as crews work to clear the scene, according to a spokesperson for the Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District.
Both cars involved in the crash were heavily damaged, firefighters said. Information about injuries is not known, but people from both cars were being checked by paramedics.
Deputies from the Lee County Sheriff’s Office are also on the scene.
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CLEARWATER, Fla. [WFLA] – A 15-year-old boy stole a truck and crashed it into a Clearwater home, police said.
Witnesses reportedly saw a blue truck driving recklessly in the neighborhood before crashing into a home in the area of Betty Lane and Drew Street, according to the Clearwater Police Department.
The teen tried to run away from the crash scene, but witnesses followed him until police arrived.
He was taken to the hospital for precautionary measures. He will be transported to a juvenile facility once he is medically cleared, officials said.
No one was injured in the crash. The...
NAPLES, Fla.– Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a rollover crash in Naples.
One patient has been flown Lee Memorial with serious injuries, according to officials.
The crash happened around mile marker 107 on I-75.
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