Two persons have been confirmed dead after a deadly crash between a car and a semi truck in Fort Myers.
The crash was in the in the northbound lanes at mile marker 131 on I-75. This is near the Daniels Parkway exit.
Florida Highway Patrol responded to this crash and released the accident information. They reported that the crash happened after a Chevy Sonic struck the rear of a semi truck. It was then trapped underneath it.
According to Troopers, both the driver and the passenger of the Sonic died at the scene of the accident. The driver has been identified as Alphonse Casimir, age 31. Details of the passenger are yet to be released by the law enforcement. The driver of the semi named Michael Dermott, aged 52 years was left uninjured.
As a result of the crash, the northbound lanes near Daniels Parkway were shut down for well over three hours as this accident was being investigated. FHP reported that they needed this much time to allow emergency crews to clear up the wreckage and complete their investigation. The Florida Highway Patrol was advising drivers to seek an alternate route.
Marc Anidjar, from the Law Firm of Anidjar & Levine, comments: “In the weeks and months following a car accident where loved ones have died, it can be overwhelming for the victims’ families. It makes it difficult manage day-to-day living. For help, it is important to contact and discuss the process with an attorney that is experienced in how to handle the complexities of a tragedy like this. We at Anidjar & Levine wish to express our condolences to everyone connected to this tragedy.”
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