Florida Highway Patrol says a pedestrian suffered serious injuries in a crash with a vehicle on the Cleveland Avenue portion of US-41 in North Fort Myers Wednesday night.
According to FHP, state troopers responded to the incident on Cleveland at Evergreen Road where a 32-year-old woman was hit by a vehicle while she was walking.
Officials say the woman was taken to the hospital in critical condition.
According to the FHP crash report, a 19-year-old woman driving an SUV with two young passengers was traveling north on Cleveland, just north of Betmar Boulevard, when the woman walking was crossing the northbound lanes from the grassy median.
Investigators at the scene say the pedestrian went into the path of a Hyundai car, and the front of the vehicle hit the pedestrian.
The 19-year-old driver and her two passengers, a 16-year-old girl and a 12-year-old boy, were not injured in the crash.
The scene of the crash was south of Pine Island Road and north of Pondella Road.
The roadway was cleared.
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