It was reported that a pedestrian has been struck and critically injured by a vehicle on Fowler Street, Fort Myers.
According to officials, the victim was walking on the sidewalk on Fowler Street when a delivery truck struck him from behind.
The delivery truck was traveling southbound when the accident happened, police said. The delivery truck driver lost control of the vehicle and drove onto the sidewalk and struck the pedestrian.
Paramedics responded quickly to the crash scene. The pedestrian had severe injuries and was immediately transported to the hospital. The truck driver, who was reportedly not injured, remained at the scene as the police continued their investigation.
Police also said Fowler Street was closed down for few hours.
No further information about the crash has been made public and no charge has been filed yet. The accident is still being investigated, officials said.
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