Tuesday, January 26, 2010

LaBelle Man Crashes In Lee County

Hits Tree And Unoccupied Truck

LABELLE, FL. -- Tony L. Tolar, 45 of LaBelle was seriously injured and flown by helicopter to Lee Memorial Hospital after a crash on State Road 80 near Buckingham Road in Lee County at 9:45 a.m. Tuesday.

His 2003 Chevy Tahoe was traveling west on SR 80 and for unknown reasons, veered left and crossed the grass median and westbound lanes. Tolar entered the ditch, crashed through a wooden fence and struck an oak tree. Then it entered the parking lot of a fruit & vegetable stand located at 15500 Palm Beach Blvd and collided into a parked vehicle that was unoccupied.

The owner of the food stand was the owner a 2001 Dodge pickup truch that was parked. The truck suffered $20,000 in damages according to the crash report. Tolar was air lifted from the scene by Med Flight and taken to Lee Memorial Hospital.

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