According to Florida Highway Patrol, a North Port man was thrown from his vehicle and killed in a crash on U.S. 41 in North Fort Myers.
It was also reported that his four passengers, including a 5-year-old girl, were injured in the accident in North Fort Myers as well. The Florida Highway patrol said, the man was driving a 2000 Jeep Wrangler south on US 41 near Avenue A when the accident occurred.
Report says none of those involved were identified pending the FHP’s notification of next-of-kin.
Further of the report, the Jeep SUV hit the median curb, traveled off US 41 overturning multiple times. The Jeep reportedly landed in a ditch, and the driver was ejected from the vehicle.
According to the report, a 30-year-old female passenger and the 5-year-old girl, both from North Port, suffered critical injuries. They have been taken to Lee Memorial Hospital. Two boys from North Port, ages 8 and 11, suffered minor injuries and were taken to Lee Memorial.
The FHP said, the driver was not wearing a seat belt and it was unknown if the woman and the girl were wearing seat belts. The boys were wearing seat belts.
The crash remains under investigation.
Glen Levine, from the Law Firm of Anidjar and Levine, comments on this crash: “Following a fatal accident, victims and their families may not know where to turn. Unfortunately accidents like this one cause life-altering consequences for all involved. The pain, regrets and suffering that comes with these incidents can become a major burden on day to day life for the families that lose a love one. Please contact an experienced auto accident attorney as soon as possible to seek guidance.”
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