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Lee County crash causes multiple serious injuries

A multi-car crash spawns multiple injuries on Sunday morning, according to Florida Highway Patrol. This crash happened along SR-78 just east of Shirley Drive in Lee County. The crash occurred just after 11 a.m. The 33-year-old male driver of a car was traveling west in the left lane of SR-78 (Bayshore  Road). The 63-year-old driver […]

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FHP investigating a hit-and-run in Lee County

What began as a nice Sunday afternoon meal, ended in terror as a vehicle hit three people and took off. Now, the Florida Highway Patrol is conducting a criminal investigation. A car drove into a seating area on Sunday near the intersection of Palm Beach Boulevard and Fairfax Drive in Tice. This crash sent three […]

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Collier sheriff’s vehicle involved in crash, other driver arrested for DUI

A Collier County sheriff’s deputy was seriously injured in a crash early Saturday. The deputy, 46, was transported to NCH, according to Florida Highway Patrol. That deputy is now recovering in the hospital. A second driver, Tyler Joseph Korpela, 36, was arrested for DUI in the crash after running a red light, according to the […]

In this Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019, photo an unsold 2019 Model X sits under a sign at a Tesla dealership in Littleton, Colo. Tesla reports financial earns on Wednesday, Oct. 23. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Tesla on part-automated drive system slams into FHP cruiser

A Tesla using its partially automated driving system slammed into a Florida Highway Patrol cruiser Saturday on an interstate near downtown Orlando and narrowly missed its driver, who had pulled over to assist a disabled vehicle. Earlier this month, the U.S. government opened a formal investigation into Tesla’s Autopilot driving system after a series of […]

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Loved ones remember woman killed in Collier County crash

Loved ones are mourning a mother, wife, and friend who died in a Collier County crash while returning from a trip with her husband. Shelli Carter always had a smile on her face, and friends say they’ll miss that smile. “She’s supposed to be back at work and she’s not going to be there. I’m […]

1 man killed in Lee County crash

A fatal crash was reported Sunday morning on Plantation Road in Lee County. Florida Highway Patrol said one person was killed in the crash, which happened at about 10:40 a.m. near the intersection of Willow Lake Circle. Only one car was involved, according to FHP, and the road remains shut down. Authorities say the 27-year-old […]

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Motorcyclist killed in Collier County crash

According to Florida Highway Patrol, a man has died after his motorcycle crashed in Collier County. This happened just before 3 p.m. on Oil Well Road near Pringle Lane. The driver of the motorcyclist, a 60-year-old man from Naples, was heading east on Oil Well Road and came to a curve east of Pringle. The […]

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ATV driver in critical condition after Collier County crash

A man is in critical condition after crashing his ATV. The 26-year-old was heading west on 27th Ave NE, which is west of Everglades Blvd. The ATV hit a mailbox and overturned on 27th Ave NE. The man was transported to the hospital and is in critical condition. The Florida Highway Patrol no longer releases […]