Naples, FL (November 29, 2019) - A rollover crash in Naples claimed the lives of two women on Wednesday, November 27th. The crash was reported around 12:45 p.m. in the westbound lanes of Interstate 75.
According to reports from the Florida Highway Patrol, 36-year-old Junior Chery was driving a 2001 Toyota Sequoia westbound on I-75 when he lost control of his vehicle. Chery traveled off the road before the SUV overturned and came to rest in the median. Two passengers in Chery's vehicle, 66-year-old Marie Chery and 81-year-old Marie Dorange, died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash. Junior Chery suffered minor injuries along with another passenger.
Alcohol did not play a role in the crash, however, charges are pending against Chery for reckless driving according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
We are saddened to hear of this tragic crash in Naples. Fatal accidents take place in Florida about once every three hours. It appears as though driver negligence caused this fatal accident to occur. In many deadly crashes, innocent victims are killed due to the negligence of another motorist. Police will continue to investigate the cause of this accident.
Our thoughts go out to the families of the victims during this difficult time.
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