Fort Myers police said a vehicle struck a pedestrian on Deleon Street at Palm Lee Park, leaving the pedestrian severely injured.
Authorities said the accident occurred near the intersection of Oakley Avenue on Deleon Street. It was reported that a 24-year-old pedestrian was hit by a Chevrolet car driven by a 31-year-old woman. The woman reportedly lost control of the Chevy and swerved uncontrollably though at a slow speed which minimized the impact.
This pedestrian involved in the accident reportedly sustained severe injuries. The man had injuries to the head and back. Authorities also made it known that the injuries sustained by the pedestrian is not life-threatening.
EMS crew reportedly arrived at the site of the accident to attend to the people involved. It was not reported whether or not the driver of the car sustained injury.
It was reported that Fort Myers EMS has the pedestrian to the nearest hospital for treatment as police further continues investigations.
No charge has been filed yet. Fort Myers Police are still investigating the accident.
Marc Anidjar, from the Law Firm of Anidjar and Levine, comments on this crash: “Our hearts go out to the victims that were injured in this crash. It is devastating when someone has been injured as a result of possibly reckless driving. We hope that the victim’s injuries are not life-threatening and that they have a speedy recovery. It is also important for those involved to contact an experienced auto accident attorney that knows how to help them through this difficult time.”
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