Lee County, FL (November 20, 2020) - Two people were hurt in a semi-truck crash on I-75 in Lee County on Friday, November 20th. The crash occurred around 1:05 p.m. on Interstate 75 near Cape Coral.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 40-year-old man was driving a semi-truck on I-75 near mile marker 141. At the same time, a 47-year-old man was driving northbound in the inside lanes. A collision occurred between the two vehicles, causing the truck to crash into a guardrail. Two people were taken to the hospital to be provided with treatment for their injuries. There is no word on the cause of the accident at this time.
No additional information is available.
A fatal Florida car accident typically happens very unexpectedly. Sadly, more than 3,000 people lost their lives in car accidents in Florida last year. Many of these victims were killed when they came into contact with negligent drivers on our roadways and were otherwise innocent motorists at the time of the crash.
We wish to extend our most sincere condolences to the victim's family after this fatal accident in Lee County.
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