LABELLE, FL. -- The Florida Highway Patrol reports a 2002 Chevrolet driven by Mark Thomas Maurice, 20 of 15320 State Road 80 left the highway while traveling south on I-75 at mile marker 139 and hit a sign pole.
Maurice suffered minor injuries, but passenger Tito Roel Sauceda, 22 of 387 Bryan Avenue in LaBelle has critical injuries. The crash happened about 9:30 p.m. Saturday. Both were taken to Lee Memorial Hospital. Charges are pending an investigation.