Saturday, May 04, 2013

Animal Avoidance Crash Causes Multiple Injuries

Car Hits Tree - Three Injured In Early Morn Crash

ALVA, FL. -- A 1998 Honda Accord was traveling west on Old Olga Road in Alva, Florida about 2:53 a.m. Saturday morning and  according to statements from the occupants, the driver Sergio Humberto Colindres Campuzano, 21 of Fort Myers swerved right to avoid an animal crossing the road.

As a result, the car entered the north shoulder and struck a tree head-on with it's front end. After striking the tree, it rotated in a clockwise direction and came to final rest facing southeast. The driver had minor injuries and was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital. 

There were two occupants transported prior to the arrival of Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Specialist Richard M. Verbiest. Transported was Joshua Soto, 15 of Fort Myers in serious condition and Urian Garcia, 20 in critical condition.

Both of those occupants sustained serious bodily injury per medical staff at Lee Memorial Hospital and Lehigh Regional Medical Center.

Additional passengers Adrian Salinas, 21 and Javier Noe Herrera Campuzano, 16 had no injuries.

The blood alcohol content of the driver is pending tests.

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