Fort Myers police said a two-vehicle crash along McGregor Boulevard that sent two drivers to the hospital may have resulted when one of the drivers suffered a medical issue.
It was reported that the crash happened at McGregor and Alhambra Drive.
Police said a 2014 Kia Soul driven by an 80-year-old Alvin Dworkin of North Fort Myers was traveling at a high rate of speed northbound on McGregor when the accident happened. The vehicle driven elderly man suddenly veered to the left and struck the front of a 2018 Ford Mustang being driven south on McGregor Boulevard by a 32-year-old Michael Illiger of Boblingen, Germany.
According to a report by an eyewitness driving behind Dworkin, the vehicle made an erratic movement and swerved into the oncoming lane.
Report says Dworkin suffered severe injuries in the crash and was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital where he was listed in serious condition. Also, police reported he may have had a medical injury prior to the collision.
Illiger was also taken to Lee Memorial Hospital. His condition was not known. Meanwhile, a 30-year-old Christina Beck of Bondoff, Germany, a passenger in the Mustang, suffered a minor injury.
North and southbound lanes of McGregor were closed between Coconut Drive and Alcazar Avenue for about an hour to the crash.
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