Cape Coral, FL (September 9, 2019) - Police were on the scene of a serious crash in Cape Coral on Monday, September 9th. The crash happened in the 3500 block of SW Pine Island Road around 1:15 p.m.
Officers arrived on the scene and located the driver as well as a black van with a smashed windshield. An injured pedestrian was also located at the scene. The pedestrian suffered serious injuries and was taken to a local hospital for treatment. Following an investigation, the driver was taken into police custody. At this time, it remains unclear why the driver was arrested. Neither the driver nor the pedestrian was identified.
There is no further information available.
Our thoughts go out to the injured pedestrian in this serious crash in Cape Coral.
Many pedestrian crashes result in serious injuries. In fact, about 75% of pedestrian accidents will also cause the victim to be hospitalized. Pedestrian crashes can lead to long-term complications, including high medical costs and lingering injuries.
At Rubenstein Law, our Florida pedestrian accident lawyers are here for you following a pedestrian crash. We will fight for your right to receive compensation from a negligent driver. Our team is here for you any time, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For your free consultation, please give us a call at any time at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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