Fort Myers, FL (November 18, 2019) - A pedestrian was hospitalized with serious injuries following a crash in Fort Myers on Sunday, November 17th. The crash happened around 6:45 p.m. on McGregor Boulevard near the Gulf Point Shopping Center.
Police arrived around 7:00 p.m. in reference to the crash. The car was traveling westbound when it struck the pedestrian who was traveling across McGregor. Rescue workers rushed to the scene. The victim, identified as a 51-year-old male, was rushed to Lee Memorial Hospital in critical condition. The driver of the vehicle was not hurt. Police have not identified the pedestrian at this time.
There is no further information available. An investigation is ongoing.
We are saddened to hear of this pedestrian crash in Fort Myers. Each year, thousands of pedestrians in our state will be involved in a crash. Statistically, around 75% of all pedestrians who are in a crash will receive treatment from a hospital.
A pedestrian crash can cause serious and catastrophic injuries that could threaten your future. Do not take a chance during this time. It is important to speak with a Florida car accident attorney as soon as possible so that you can understand your legal rights and properly proceed.
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