Two men from Immokalee were injured on Monday, June 24th when a tire blew out on their vehicle. The incident took place around 9:00 a.m. on State Road 29, near Jackie Drive.
The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene in response to the crash. Following an investigation, troopers determined that 69-year-old Andres De La Rosa was traveling northbound on SR 29 when he sustained a tire blow out. The blow out caused De La Rosa's vehicle to veer off the road and into a ditch. De La Rosa sustained minor injuries and was treated on the scene. His passenger, 67-year-old George De La Rosa, suffered serious injuries in the crash. George De La Rosa was taken Lehigh Regional Medical Center. but there is no further update on his condition.