Fiery crash shuts down Midpoint Memorial Bridge

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FORT MYERS, Fla. — A serious crash on Colonial Boulevard shut down the eastbound lanes on the Midpoint Memorial Bridge Thursday night, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

A man told parked his tractor trailer on the bridge after he ran out of gas. While he was motioning others to drive around him, a black car slammed into the back of his trailer.

Firefighters and EMS crews had to remove the other driver out of his car and his condition remains unclear.

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