Immokalee, FL (May 17, 2021) - A woman was killed and two men were hurt following a car accident on State Road 29 in Immokalee. The accident happened on Monday, May 17th around 6:15 a.m.
The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the accident scene. According to troopers, a 23-year-old woman from Immokalee was driving an SUV northbound on SR 29. At the same time, a 33-year-old man from Lehigh Acres was traveling southbound in a car on SR 29. The SUV crossed the centerline and collided head-on with the car. The female SUV driver died at the crash scene. Her 18-year-old passenger sustained serious injuries while the 33-year-old man from Lehigh Acres suffered serious injuries.
The crash remains under investigation at this time. There is no further information available.
Each year, there are approximately 250,000 injury accidents in Florida. This number places our state near the top of the nation when it comes to the highest number of injury accidents. While most people would like to feel safe when they are in their vehicles, the reality is that injury crashes occur multiple times per day and often affect innocent victims. Given the number of negligent drivers in Florida, all motorists should use extreme care and caution and be aware of their surroundings in order to reduce their chances of being involved in a potentially catastrophic accident.
Our thoughts and best wishes go out to the injured victims and their families following this car accident in Immokalee
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