Published: Jan 03, 2011 7:48 PM EST
Updated: Jan 03, 2011 4:48 PM EST

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - The Florida Highway patrol reports a driver is in critical condition after a single car accident that blocked traffic for hours in Collier County on Monday morning.

24 year old Christopher Slaby lost control of a Dodge Durango he was driving while travelling West on Pine Ridge Road near the entrance ramp to I-75.

Slaby was ejected from the vehicle.  His passenger 25 year old Randi Marie Macleod suffered minor injuries in the crash.

The accident shut down Pine Ridge Road in both directions for about 2 hours, while crews investigated and cleared debris from the roadway.