Monday, April 29, 2013
Italian Family's Car Hit By Patrol Car
Traffic Stop Ends With Rear Ending By Hendry Deputy's Car
CLEWISTON, FL. -- Helene Maria Egger, 59 of Lana, Italy was traveling with her family west on U.S. 27 (SR 25) in the outside lane in western Hendry county as a marked Hendry County Sheriff's department patrol car, driven by Michael Angelo Favara, 38 of LaBelle was traveling west on U.S. 27 in the outside lane in attempt to make a traffic stop on the 2013 Ford driven by Egger.
According the the FHP crash report, Egger brought her vehicle to an abrupt stop and the front of the 2010 Ford patrol car struck the rear of Egger's vehicle which came to a final rest on U.S. 27 facing west. The patrol car also came to a final stop on U.S. 27 facing west.
FHP Trooper Y.D. Valle says no charges were filed. No injuries were sustained by either driver or the two passengers in Egger's vehicle.