A 13-year-old was killed after a mini-bike crash on Monday morning in Lehigh Acres.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the accident happened at around 9 a.m. at 7th Street SW and Gordon Avenue.
Troopers say the teen was riding the bike on the shoulder of Gordon Ave., when he ran the stop sign at 7th St. SW and collided with the driver’s side of the pickup.
Authorities said the 47-year-old driver of the truck remained at the scene. He had a 3-year-old passenger.
The teen was declared dead at Lee Memorial Hospital Monday night. The crash remains under investigation.
Comment from Anidjar and Levine:
Marc Anidjar, from the Law Firm of Anidjar and Levine, comments on this crash. “A teenager was killed in this unfortunate accident that happened along 7th Street SW and Gordon Avenue. Our condolence goes to the families of the dead teenager. Injuries and deaths sustained in a scooter or vehicle accident can affect the lives of all parties involved and their families who feel the effects even when they are not directly involved. The pain and suffering that comes with these incidents can become a major burden on day-to-day life.”
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