Seriously injured 27-year-old airlifted to hospital after Charlotte County crash

Writer: Paul Dolan
Published: Updated:

A crash, shortly after 1 a.m. on Saturday in Charlotte County led to a seriously injured 27-year-old man getting airlifted to a hospital.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, a Ford Focus, driven by a 27-year-old man from Fort Myers, was in the outside lane driving north on I-75 near mile marker 153.

A semi-tractor trailer, driven by a 60-year-old man from Fort Lauderdale, was in the center lane.

Then the Ford Focus, while changing into the center lane, crashed into the side of the semi-tractor trailer.

Med Flight transported the 27-year-old man to an area hospital with serious injuries. He was wearing his seatbelt when the crash happened.

The crash remains under investigation.

WINK News will update this story with more information when it becomes available. 

Copyright ©2024 Fort Myers Broadcasting. All rights reserved.

This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without prior written consent.