Cape Coral, FL (July 27, 2019) - A total of five vehicles, including a police vehicle, were involved in a crash that took place in Cape Coral on Friday, July 26th. The accident happened on Veterans Memorial Parkway, near Country Club and Santa Barbara Boulevards.
Reports indicate that the police vehicle was traveling in the center lane of Veterans, moving westbound towards Santa Barbara. The officer was responding to an emergency call at the time. Several cars in front of the officer's vehicle were at a stop or reduced speed when the patrol car struck one of the vehicles in front of it, causing a chain-reaction crash involving three other cars. The officer and another person in one of the other vehicles were taken to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
The officer was determined to be at fault for the crash. No further details have been released.
Reportable car accidents happen about every 92 seconds in Florida. Being involved in a Florida car accident can cause your life to be changed in a matter of seconds. A crash often results in serious injuries, complicated and costly medical treatment, and time missed from work. You may be unable to perform the daily activities that you performed prior to the crash and your quality of life can be restricted.
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