State Road 82 reopens following crash

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Andrea Henderson / WINK

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. State Road 82 reopened Wednesday morning after a crash with injuries, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The three-vehicle wreck happened around 6:09 a.m. at the intersection of State Road 82 and Sunshine Boulevard South, according to the FHP. The westbound lanes are shut down on State Road 82 at Sunshine Boulevard South. The westbound lanes reopened just after 7:30 a.m.

Three vehicles were traveling westbound on State Road 82 when a 2010 Ford Fusion came to a stop for traffic, the FHP said. A 2015 Kia Soul failed to stop Ford and hit the rear of the Ford. A Kia Sorrento traveling behind the Kia Soul did not stop and hit the rear of the Kia Soul.

The impact also caused the Kia Soul to hit the Ford Fusion again, according to the FHP.

WINK News anchor Andrea Henderson went live via Facebook from the crash scene:

The crash is under investigation and charges are pending, according to the FHP.

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