A 43-year-old Naples woman was transported to the hospital after she was thrown from an SUV in a rollover crash just before 7 a.m. Sunday.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the woman was driving north on I-75 near State Road 82 with an 11-year-old boy when she veered onto the left shoulder, overcorrected, hit a guard rail and flipped the SUV.
The woman was not wearing a seatbelt and was thrown from the car leaving her with serious injuries, troopers said.
FHP reported that the boy, who was also not wearing a seatbelt, only suffered minor injuries.
The driver was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital.
Northbound lanes of I-75 were shut down near mile marker 138 for around three hours while troopers investigated the crash.
Comment from Anidjar and Levine:
Marc Anidjar, from the Law Firm of Anidjar and Levine, comments on this crash. “A woman suffered serious injuries in this unfortunate accident that happened on I-75 near State Road 82. Drivers and passengers are encouraged to always wear their seatbelts. 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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