Police reported that several pedestrians have been confirmed severely injured following an accident on Fowler Street after a truck loses control.
A spokesman for the Fort Myers Police Department said, the accident happened on Fowler Street, where a truck driver traveling southbound lost control of his vehicle. Eyewitnesses said, that the truck spun around multiple times before eventually crashing into a light pole and several pedestrians on Fowler Street before it came to a stop.
The police spokesman also said, three of the pedestrians were badly injured by the vehicle while two others suffered minor injuries. The injured victims were treated at the scene of the crash and then transported to the nearest hospital for further treatment.
The truck driver has been identified as a 45-year-old man. He suffered injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment.
The cause of the accident and the names of the victims are presently unknown at this time. Police are still investigating the accident and no charges have been filed at this time.
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