1 hospitalized after Fort Myers crash

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FORT MYERS, Fla — One person is in the hospital following a serious crash in east Fort Myers.

It occurred around 5:30 p.m. at the intersection of Palm Beach Boulevard and Buckingham Road.

The roadway was temporarily blocked to allow Lee Flight to land.

Witnesses says a young female driver was heading west on Palm Beach, when they believe she overcorrected and hit a pole.

According to witnesses, her car then flipped over, trapping her inside.

Witnesses says she was awake and talking.

Jessica Steele, a witness, said “she was conscious she was awake she was, she was in pain. She was in a lot of pain but she was conscious…so we know that so far, she was medflighted out of here.”

The driver’s injuries are unknown.

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