Published: Jun 27, 2013 11:00 PM EDT
Updated: Jun 28, 2013 12:30 AM EDT

Estero, Fla.-  One northbound lane of U.S. 41 is back open to traffic, following a crash involving Lee County sheriff's vehicle. It happened Thursday night near Pelican Colony Blvd.

The sheriff's office tells WINK News a woman hit the side of the patrol car which was transporting a passenger.  All three people were taken to the hospital as a precaution.