South Naples, FL (August 31, 2021) - The Florida Highway Patrol responded to a fatal crash involving a pedestrian on Tuesday afternoon. The accident happened just before 2:00 p.m. at the intersection of Collier Boulevard and Capri Boulevard.
Troopers have not provided any details on the cause of the crash at this time. The deceased victim has not been identified. Traffic in the area was blocked in the southbound lanes as drivers were told to find alternate routes of travel. There is no word on any potential charges at this time.
No further details are available.
Approximately 10,000 Florida pedestrian accidents are reported each year. These crashes are especially dangerous as more than 80% of pedestrian crash victims will suffer injuries. About 20% of these victims will be seriously hurt or killed and many more will need to be hospitalized for treatment. Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable accident victims in Florida and a pedestrian crash can change your life in a matter of seconds.
Our condolences go out to the victim's family following this South Naples pedestrian crash.
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