FORT MYERS, FLA. -- All lanes are open on the Edison Bridge after a deputy involved crash in North Fort Myers. Officials say the crash happened around 2 a.m. Tuesday at the base of the Edison Bridge.
Deupties say a small scooter side-swiped a patrol car as it was parked in the center median. The sheriff's office says the parking lights were lit.
The passenger on that scooter was thrown from it, sliding 108 ft. Hew was not wearing a helmet. The driver suffered a serious head injury and was taken to the hospital.
The preliminary investigation shows the scooter was going the wrong way on the Edison Bridge, traveling northbound in the southbound lanes. The headlamp to the scooter was in the "off" position. The investigation also shows the scooter driver's blood alcohol content was .280; three and a half times the legal limit.
No Lee County Deputies were hurt.
The investigation continues.