North Fort Myers, FL (April 7, 2021) - The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a deadly crash on Wednesday in North Fort Myers. The accident took place on Business 41 near N Recreation Parkway and the public library.
According to officials, an 80-year-old woman was driving a sedan northbound on U.S. 41. At the same time, a pickup truck was traveling southbound on Business 41. The sedan then traveled into the path of the truck and the right side of the sedan was hit. An 85-year-old passenger in the sedan died as a result of her injuries from the accident. The driver had minor injuries. No one in the pickup truck was hurt.
The crash is still under investigation at this time. No further details have been released.
Car accidents in Florida take place multiple times per day. According to statistics, a crash takes place about every 92 seconds in our state. A Florida car accident can be a truly life-changing event as crash victims can suffer serious injuries that will result in extensive medical costs, long-term treatment, the inability to work and earn a living, and substantial pain and suffering.
Our thoughts are with the victims and their families following this car accident in North Fort Myers.
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