Fort Myers, FL (November 26, 2018) - Tragedy struck in Fort Myers as a two-year-old child died after being run over in a driveway on Sunday, November 25th. The Florida Highway Patrol was called to the scene of the incident to investigate.
When troopers arrived, they found the child lying in the driveway. The child had been run over by a 2011 Toyota van and was rushed to Lee Memorial Hospital. He was pronounced deceased shortly after arrival at the hospital
Police have not released additional information regarding the driver of the van or whether any charges are expected to be filed in connection with this incident.
Our thoughts are with the family of the two-year-old child killed in this extremely tragic event in Fort Myers. A fatal car accident will take place approximately every three hours in Florida. Fatal car accidents occur not only on streets and highways but also in areas such as driveways and parking lots. Regardless of the location, catastrophic injuries can occur any time a person gets behind the wheel. Care must be taken at all times to reduce the possibility of a catastrophic event from occurring.
If you or a loved one have been injured in a Florida car accident, our condolences go out to you. At Rubenstein Law, our attorneys are standing by ready to assist you. For your free consultation, please contact us at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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