Friday, November 07, 2014

Two Dead In I-75 Alligator Alley Crash

Head On Crash Kills Both Drivers On Interstate 75

NAPLES, FL. -- Two drivers are dead in an early morning crash on Alligator Alley in Collier county as one vehicle traveled the wrong way on I-75 and crashed into another vehicle,

A 2008 Chevy Cobalt, driven by Kristen Zocchi, 26 of Estero, Florida was traveling the wrong way on Alligator Alley westbound on the eastbound left travel lane of I-75 near the 85 mile marker as 

A 2006 Mazda, driven by Walter Jose Rosales Mejia, of 32 Tampa, Florida was traveling east on I-75 in the left  travel lane, just past the 85 mile marker at 3:25 a.m. Friday. 

The front of the Chevy struck the front of Mazda said FHP Trooper A. Tobar and Homicide Investigator Corporal Michael Michaud.

Both vehicles came to final rest in the left, eastbound travel lane of I-75. Both drivers were pronounced dead at the crash scene. The Mazda's passenger, Vanessa Vernaza Hernandez, 31 of Tampa, Florida was flown via Med Flight to Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers with critical injuries. 

All of the occupants were wearing seatbelts. The investigation continues pending alcohol tests on Zocchi..

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