Saturday, March 28, 2009

Helms Road Rollover In Port LaBelle

Crash On Little Used Port LaBelle Road Serious

LABELLE, FL. -- Hendry Sheriff's Deputies and EMS personnel were dispatched to Helms Road in Port LaBelle Saturday about 6:30 p.m. for a rollover accident. Deputies on the scene immediately called for Florida Highway Patrol investigators for what may be a possible deadly crash.

The victim was driving a white 1995 Jeep and is believed to be the owner of the vehicle.

A landing zone was set up for a Lee county helicopter Medivac for the as yet unidentified driver to be flown to the hospital. Helms Road is a several mile long road at the southern boundary of Port LaBelle where speeding is prevalent on the long stretch of rural roadway east of State Road 29.

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