Published: Oct 22, 2012 1:50 PM EDT
Updated: Oct 22, 2012 6:04 PM EDT

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The new Metro Parkway Extension just opened yesterday and already, there has been a crash with injuries. A man on a scooter was taken away by ambulance in the accident that happened on Briarcliff Rd. at Ten Mile Dr. Monday afternoon.

The victim has non-life threatening injuries, but his condition is otherwise unknown.

Nearby residents knew there would be a problem on this road. DOT officials tell them there needs to be a study before a light can be put in. Some fear a life will be lost ebfore a study is completed.