17-year-old boy seriously injured in Lehigh Acres ATV crash

Writer: Joey Pellegrino
The scene of an ATV crash on Sunshine Boulevard in Lehigh Acres, Thursday, January 19, 2023. Credit: Google Maps

A 17-year-old boy was seriously injured after his ATV was rear-ended early Thursday morning on Sunshine Boulevard in Lehigh Acres.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the teenager was driving his ATV east on Sunshine Boulevard North around 12:15 a.m., ahead of a car driven by a 17-year-old girl from Lehigh Acres. The car rear-ended the ATV, whose driver was not wearing a helmet.

The boy was transported to Gulf Coast Medical Center with serious injuries. The crash remains under investigation.

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