Four people suffered injuries, two seriously, after their vans collided on Alligator Alley.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 55-year-old man was traveling west with a 59-year old woman as passenger, both from Immokalee, in the outside lane of Alligator Alley around 8:29 p.m., below the minimum speed limit with its hazard flashers on. Another van, driven by a 21-year-old man with a 22-year-old woman as passenger, both from Fort Myers, was also traveling west in the outside lane of I-75 behind the first van.
The second van failed to notice the first was traveling at a slow rate of speed and hit it from the rear. Both vehicles veered off of the roadway, entered the right shoulder and collided with the guardrail.
The occupants of the first van were left with minor injuries while those in the second van sustained serious injuries, according to the FHP. The 22-year-old passenger was not wearing her seatbelt.
Comment from Anidjar and Levine:
Marc Anidjar, from the Law Firm of Anidjar and Levine, comments on this crash. “Four people were injured after this unfortunate hit-and-run accident that happened along Alligator Alley. When you are harmed during a vehicle crash, it is important to contact a lawyer who has experience in handling motor vehicle accident cases. The process of collecting damages from the party at fault is often complicated; however, our firm has the experience needed to navigate these types of claims.”
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